The Literary Digest History of the World War, Vol. IV (in ten volumes, illustrated): Compiled from Original and Contemporary Sources: American, ... War - Western Front December 1916 - March 19 by Francis W. Halsey The Literary Digest History of the World War, Vol. IV (in ten volumes, illustrated): Compiled from Original and Contemporary Sources: American, ... War - Western Front December 1916 - March 19
by Francis W. Halsey


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Editorial Review
The quantity of journalism produced during World War I was unlike anything the then-budding mass media had ever seen. Correspondents at the front were dispatching voluminous reports on a daily basis, and though much of it was subject to censorship, it all eventually became available. It remains the most extraordinary firsthand look at the war that we have. Published immediately after the cessation of hostilities and compiled from those original journalistic sources-American, British, French, German, and others-this is an astonishing contemporary perspective on the Great War. This replica of the first 1919 edition includes all the original maps, photos, and illustrations, lending an even greater immediacy to readers a century later. Volume IV covers December 1916 through March 1918, from the entrance of the United States into the conflict through the last of the zeppelin raids on the Western Front. American journalist and historian FRANCIS WHITING HALSEY (1851-1919) was literary editor of The New York Times from 1892 through 1896. He wrote and lectured extensively on history; his works include, as editor, the two-volume Great Epochs in American History Described by Famous Writers, From Columbus to Roosevelt (1912), and, as writer, the 10-volume Seeing Europe with Famous Authors (1914).

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  • Publisher: Cosimo Classics
  • ISBN-10: 1-61640-083-8
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-61640-083-5
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  • Published on: January 01, 2010
  • Number of items: 1
  • Binding: Paperback
  • 408 pages

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