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The war to end all wars

Jack Batten

The war to end all wars

the story of World War I

by Jack Batten

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Published by Tundra Books in Toronto, Ont, Plattsburgh, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1914-1918,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Soldiers

  • About the Edition

    Vintage photographs and personal recollections help recount the experiences of soldiers from all sides who fought in World War I.

    Edition Notes

    StatementJack Batten
    The Physical Object
    Pagination154 p.
    Number of Pages154
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27122277M
    ISBN 100887768792
    ISBN 109780887768798
    LC Control Number2008910105
    OCLC/WorldCa277067359

    Armageddon —God’s War to End All Wars “They hold it atrocious to kill a fellow creature; therefore, war is in their eyes incomprehensible and repulsive, a thing for which their language has no word.” —DESCRIPTION OF THE INUIT PEOPLE OF GREENLAND BY NORWEGIAN EXPLORER FRIDTJOF NANSEN IN WWI: The War to End All Wars Fullscreen. Through rare, actual battle footage and rare veteran interviews, this 10 part series takes you from the assassination of the Austrian Arch Duke in to the final desperate battles of

      From the author of King Leopold's Ghost, a sweeping history of World War I, showcasing the war's critics as dramatically as its heroes and victims. Learn mor. Good question! “The war to end all wars” was one of the most common catchphrases used to describe World War I*. In any case, the term was a paraphrasing of what H.G. Wells - the famed British writer - wrote in his book The War That Will End War. T.

    To End All Wars: A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, Adam Hochschild, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt pp. ISBN Summary World War I stands as one of history’s most senseless spasms of carnage, defying rational explanation.   In To End All Wars, Adam Hochschild pairs an account of British soldiers at war in France during World War I with a report of the efforts of pacifists and war resisters back home in result is a book that is powerful in its detail and that engenders a gut-level understanding of the terrible disruptive impact of war in the field and at home.


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Falling Into Battle (The War To End All Wars Book 1) - Kindle edition by Wareham, Andrew. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading /5(22).

The book The War to End All Wars: World War I by Russell Freeman is an extraordinary book. The book opens with information about The Great War and how there were an estimated 20 million people who died during the war/5. The War to End All Wars. World War I by Russell Freedman War World I was suppose to be the war to end all wars in the world.

It was brutal, deadly, and unforgettable. Thousands of lives would be lost for a few feet of territory. Unfortunately World War I was a precursor and a cause of World War II and as we all know the horrors of war continue /5(53). To End All Wars, we suppose, is a history of dissent, an account of pacifist movements, conscientious objectors and deserters who (we also suppose) created much more difficulty for the authorities.

NPR coverage of To End All Wars: A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, by Adam Hochschild. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more. He stays loyal to this method in “To End All Wars,” concentrating on the appalling losses suffered by the rank and file and the extraordinary courage of.

"To End All Wars" is the story, told from a variety of viewpoints, of how Britain fared under the stresses of war between and The author "focuses on the long-ignored moral drama of [the war's] critics, alongside its generals and heroes."/5.

" The War to End All Wars is considered by many to be the best single account of America's participation in World War I. Covering famous battles, the birth of the air force, naval engagements, the War Department, and experiences of the troops, this indispensable volume is again available in paperback for students and general readers.5/5(1).

To End All Wars () Plot. Showing all 2 items Jump to: Summaries (2) Summaries. A true story about four Allied POWs who endure harsh treatment from their Japanese captors during World War II while being forced to build a railroad through the Burmese jungle.

Ultimately they find true freedom by forgiving their enemies. Directed by David L. Cunningham. With Robert Carlyle, Kiefer Sutherland, Ciarán McMenamin, Mark Strong.

A true story about four Allied POWs who endure harsh treatment from their Japanese captors during World War II while being forced to build a railroad through the Burmese jungle.

Ultimately they find true freedom by forgiving their enemies.7/10(K). Horn Book, starred review "It was the war that world leaders didn't want to fight, and the war that didn't quite end, and here Freedman narrates its story with a steady eye on the wasteful atrocity that ushered in modern warfare/5(8).

" The War to End All Wars is considered by many to be the best single account of America's participation in World War I. Covering famous battles, the birth of the air force, naval engagements, the War Department, and experiences of the troops, this indispensable volume is again available in paperback for students and general by: The information about The War to End All Wars shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the. Fred Ikle's book Every War Must End has influenced analysts and policymakers for decades.

Gideon Rose's How Wars End is likely to be just as influential for generations to come. You may think. The futility and waste of this first modern war is movingly conveyed in “The War to End All Wars,” by Russell Freedman, a fast-paced history for.

The Human Toll Of The War 'To End All Wars' Historian Adam Hochschild traces the patriotic fervor that catapulted Great Britain into war. Nonfiction master Russell Freedman illuminates for young readers the complex and rarely discussed subject of World War I.

The tangled relationships and alliances of many nations, the introduction of modern weaponry, and top-level military decisions that resulted in thousands upon thousands of casualties all contributed to the "great war," which people hoped and believed /5(8).

To End All Wars focuses on the long-ignored moral drama of the war’s critics, alongside its generals and heroes. Many of these dissenters were thrown in jail for their opposition to the war, from a future Nobel Prize winner to an editor behind bars who distributed a clandestine newspaper on toilet paper/5(51).

Armageddon—God’s War to End All Wars Armageddon —God’s War to End All Wars “They hold it atrocious to kill a fellow creature; therefore, war is in their eyes incomprehensible and repulsive, a thing for which their language has no word.” —DESCRIPTION OF THE INUIT PEOPLE OF GREENLAND BY NORWEGIAN EXPLORER FRIDTJOF NANSEN IN TREASURES FROM GOD’S WORD God’s War to End All Wars Decem –January 5, Show more.

TREASURES FROM GOD’S WORD “Look. I Am Making All Things New” LIVING AS CHRISTIANS Improving Our Skills in the Ministry— Being Adaptable. WWI, the Picture of Futility To End All Wars: A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, – By Adam Hochschild Houghton Mifflin Harcourt,pages, $28 Although non-pacifists might attempt to justify some wars because their intent is to save lives or protect freedoms, no reasonable person could justify the carnage produced by World War I (WWI).The First World War is one of history’s greatest tragedies.

In this remarkable and intimate account, author G. J. Meyer draws on exhaustive research to bring to life the story of how the Great War reduced Europe’s mightiest empires to rubble, killed 20 million people, and cracked the foundations of the world we live in today.To End All Wars, which received little attention before its recent release on DVD, focuses on what encompasses true freedom.

The film, based on Ernest Gordon’s astonishingly true experiences, follows the spiritual journey of a band of Scottish war prisoners during World War II.