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All About: The First World War 1914 - 1918 By Pam Robson

All About: The First World War 1914 - 1918
by Pam Robson

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Find out about the key events of the First World War, including how it started, which weapons were used, what life was like for soldiers and civilians and how the war finally came to an end.
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All About: The First World War 1914 - 1918 by Pam Robson

Discover how the First World War began, what life was like for soldiers in the trenches but also what life was like for the civilians left at home. Find out what kind of weapons were used, the ships and submarines that patrolled the seas, as well as facts and information about food shortages, espionage and the dreaded poison gas. Finally, learn how peace was achieved and how the aftermath of the First World War would affect Europe for many years to come.

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About Pam Robson

After a long career as a primary school teacher, Pam Robson is now a part-time teacher and devotes the rest of her time to writing. During the past ten years she has written nearly 40 books for Macdonald Young, Wayland, Evans and Watts. She is also studying for an MA in children`s literature at Roehampton. She is vice-chair of the British section on IBBY `International Board on Books for Young Children` and a member of the selection panel for the biennial Hans Anderson award.

Table of Contents

  • 2: Poppies red as blood
  • 3: Memories of the past
  • 4: Rule Britannia
  • 5: Rich and poor
  • 6: Friends and enemies
  • 8: War is declared
  • 9: The call to arms
  • 10: Introducing DORA
  • 11: Cavalry versus guns
  • 12: In the trenches
  • 13: Moving about
  • 14: Poison gas
  • 15: Ships and submarines
  • 16: Another year of slaughter
  • 17: Balloons and planes
  • 18: Food shortages
  • 19: A world war
  • 20: Prisoners and spies
  • 22: Peace at last
  • 23: The aftermath

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All About: The First World War 1914 - 1918 by Pam Robson
Pam Robson
All About
Used - Very Good
Hachette Children's Group
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