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Machines that Won the War: World War I

Charlie Samuels

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Machines that Won the Wa, c 1914 to c 1918 (including WW1), For National Curriculum Key Stage 2, Interest age: from c 9 years, Prose: non-fiction, Warfare, battles, armed forces (Children's / Teena

A high-interest, highly visual introduction to key military machines.

As well as bravery, leadership and luck, wars have always been decided by technology. This book looks at the weapons, armour and fighting hardware that made the difference in World War I.

Twenty signficant vehicles, ships or weapons are described and the specific actions in which they played a decisive part. Combines concise reliable technical specifications with eyewitness accounts and quotes from the people who used the machines.

Also includes a timeline placing the weapons in the context of war.

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Praise for Machines that Won the War: World War I

  • An interesting combination of concise reliable technical specifications with eyewitness accounts and quotes from the people who used the machines. An interesting approach to engage young people who may not find history particularly enjoyable. - Parents In Touch

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