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The guns of August / Barbara W. Tuchman ; [foreword by Robert K. Massie].

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J.N. Desmarais Library D 530 T8 1994 30007008947565 Circulation (3rd floor) Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 034538623X
  • ISBN: 9780345386236
  • ISBN: 034538623X
  • Physical Description: xxiv, 566 p., ^16¸p. of plates : ill., maps ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: Random House Trade pbk. ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2014.

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally published: New York : Macmillan, 1962; preface ©1988 ; foreword ©1994 ; maps ©2014.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 486-498) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: A funeral -- Plans : "Let the last man on the right brush the channel with his sleeve" ; The shadow of Sedan ; "A single British soldier" ; The Russian steam roller -- Outbreak : August I: Berlin ; August I: Paris and London ; Ultimatum in Brussels ; "Home before the leaves fall" -- Battle : "Goeben ... an enemy then flying" ; Liége and Alsace ; BEF to the continent ; Sanbre et Meuse ; Debacle: Lorraine, Ardennes, Charleroi, Mons ; "The Cossacks are coming!" ; Tannenberg ; The flames of Louvain ; Blue water, blockade, and the great neutral ; Retreat ; The front is Paris ; Von Kluck's turn ; "Gentlemen, we will fight on the Marne."
Awards Note: Pulitzer Prize, 1963.
Subject: World War, 1914-1918 > Campaigns > Western Front.
World War, 1914-1918 > Causes.
History, Modern > 20th century.

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