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by Tuchman, Barbara W. (Barbara Wertheim)

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TitleThe guns of August
Author / Responsible partyTuchman, Barbara W. (Barbara Wertheim)
GenreHistory, War stories.
TopicsHistory, War stories. World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Western Front. Military campaigns. World War, 1914-1918 -- Causes.
Intended AudienceAdult
PublisherVisAbility Ltd.


This book brings to life again the people and events that led up to World War I. With attention to fascinating detail, and an intense knowledge of her subject and its characters, the author reveals just how the war started, why, and why it could have been stopped but wasn't. A classic historical survey of a time and a people we all need to know more about.

Additional Information

System control numberS15860
Original Print PublisherLondon : Constable, 1962.
NarratorNadia May.
Narrator NameNadia May.
Participant or performer noteNadia May.
Narrators GenderFemale narrator