By John Horne
A spouse to the 1st global warfare brings jointly a world crew of wonderful historians who supply a chain of unique and thought-provoking essays on the most devastating occasions in sleek history.- includes 38 essays via best students who study the present nation of ancient scholarship at the First international warfare- offers huge insurance spanning the pre-war interval, the army clash, social, fiscal, political, and cultural advancements, and the war’s legacy- bargains unique views on topics as different as method and strategies, warfare crimes, technological know-how and expertise, and the humanities DEPOSITили
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Their conviction that Germany was unjustifiably “encircled” and their view that war was a controlled means of achieving a new freedom of action combined to override any fear that the conflict would turn into a lengthy bloodbath that might transform politics and destroy the social position of those who were waging it, at home and internationally. However, the German and Austrian leaderships were not alone in this. Those who opposed them, while they might have wished for a peaceful resolution to the crisis, were also resolved to embrace war rather than accept a diplomatic coup that would destroy Serbia and diminish Russian power.
War of Illusions: German Policies from 1911 to 1914, 1969; translated from German, London, Chatto and Windus, 1975; see also John Keiger, chapter 2 below. ), Der Weltkrieg 1914–1918. Ereignis und Erinnerung, Berlin Deutsches Historisches Museum/Edition Minerva, 2004. ), La Violence de guerre, 1914–1945, Brussels, Editions Complexe, 2002, pp. 313–27. 16 For an insight into this controversy, see Christophe Prochasson, 14–18: Retours d’expériences, Paris, Tallandier, 2008. 17 On British military history, Brian Bond, The Unquiet Western Front: Britain’s Role in Literature and History, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2002, and Gary Sheffield, Forgotten Victory.
The supposedly impregnable fortresses, behind which one feels warm and safe, appear to have reduced the incentive … to bare one’s breasts to combat. 11 As the German army’s service regulations of 1 January 1910 stated: Today the character of war is defined by the longing for a quick and major decision. 12 Military theory and war planning in France showed many similarities to those in Germany, but also some differences. 13 An authentic hero who had died in the Franco-Prussian War, Ardant du Picq believed that large armies were not suited to long wars.
A Companion to World War I by John Horne