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World War 1: 92 Fascinating Facts For Kids About World War 1 David Railton

World War 1: 92 Fascinating Facts For Kids About World War 1

David Railton

Published January 28th 2014
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Kindle Edition
30 pages
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 About the Book 

How World War 1 came to start is complicated, but in the early 20th century, there was a lot of tension between the countries of Europe. This hostility and distrust was to lead to a war which was to be fought throughout the world, claiming millionsMoreHow World War 1 came to start is complicated, but in the early 20th century, there was a lot of tension between the countries of Europe. This hostility and distrust was to lead to a war which was to be fought throughout the world, claiming millions of lives.The great powers of Europe were building massive armies and navies, which regularly fought each other across the world as they tried to build or defend their overseas empires. The technology of the day meant that the weapons made were more powerful and destructive than anything seen before.Europe was like a powder keg waiting to explode and it would need just one spark to start a war unlike any other in history. That spark came on June 28, 1914.David Railtons book gives you the significant events of World War 1 by means of a wide-ranging list of important facts.Sometimes a history book may be intimidating, but Railton cuts it down into 92 easy to comprehend facts for a child to read.We hope the facts about World War in our book will fascinate you and motivate you to learn much more about this terrible war which changed the world dramatically.This book is suitable for the age of 8 and above.Chapters:* Introduction* The Outbreak of War* First Battles* The Eastern Front* Britain at War* The World at War* Gallipoli* The Western Front* Verdun* The Battle of the Somme* Revolution in Russia* The United States Enters the War* The War at Sea* The War in the Air* The Spring Offensives* Armistice & the Paris Peace Conference* Conclusion