The World Crisis Volume V: The Unknown War (Bloomsbury Revelations)

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The World Crisis is considered by many to be Winston S. Churchill's literary masterpiece. Published across five volumes between 1923 and 1931, Churchill here tells the story of The Great War, from its origins to the long shadow it cast on the following decades. At once a history and a first-hand account of Churchill's own involvement in the war, The World Crisis remains a compelling account of the conflict and its importance. In the fifth and final volume of The World Crisis, Winston Churchill turns his attention to the 'forgotten war' on the Eastern Front. His focus is the great rivalry between Russia and the Austro-German alliance during the years of the First World War, from the tensions over Bosnia and Serbia that triggered the conflict through the terrible battles on the Eastern Front to the final collapse of the Russian forces that triggered the Revolution.
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ISBN-13: 9781472587039
ISBN-10: 1472587030
Pagini: 296
Dimensiuni: 156 x 234 x 23 mm
Greutate: 0.51 kg
Editura: Bloomsbury Publishing
Colecția Bloomsbury Academic
Seria Bloomsbury Revelations

Locul publicării: London, United Kingdom


Covers the tensions between Russian and the Austro-German alliance over the balkans, the battles between the two sides and the eventual collapse and revolution in Russia

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Sir Winston S. Churchill (1874-1965) was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on two occasions, from 1940-1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. Celebrated as one of the greatest leaders of the twentieth century, he was also a gifted orator, statesman and historian. The author of more than 40 books, he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1953 and in 1963 was made an honorary citizen of the United States.


Preface1. The Dusk of Hapsburg2. The Annexation of Bosnia3. Towards the Abyss4. The Murder of the Archduke5. The Austrian Ultimatum6. The Fronts and the Combatants7. Declarations of War8. The Mobilization Interval9. The Assembly of the Easter Armies10. Austria Against Russia11. The Battle of Lemberg12. The Invasion of East Prussia13. The Battle of Tannenberg14. The First Masurian Lakes15. The Second Round16. The Battle of Lodz17. East or West?18. The Winter Battle19. Beyond the Dardanelles20. The Fall of Warsaw21. The Reckoning with Serbia22. Falkenhayn Returns to the West23. Brusilov's Offensive24. The Russian CollapseAppendix I: The Hapsburg DynastyAppendix II: Some Authorities ConsultedAppendix III: References