Wayne, NJ: Avery Publishing Group Inc., 1986. First printing [stated]. Trade paperback. xv, 224 pages. Illustrations. Maps. Selected Bibliography. Chronology. Glossary. Index. This is one of The West Point Military History series. Thomas E. Greiss is the Series Editor. Highlighting/underlining. Name of previous owner present. Front cover creased. Some ink underlining and marginal comments noted. World War I marked the end of the old military order and the beginning of the era of mechanized warfare. This is a thorough examination of the campaigns of the “war to end all wars.” It analyzes the development of military theory and practice from the prewar period of Bismark's Prussia to the creation of the League of Nations.
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Washington DC: The National Geographic Society, 1918. Presumed First Edition/First Printing thus. Wraps. [12 pages of advertisements], pages 219-312, [and 14 pages of advertisements] plus covers. Illustrations. Cover has some wear and soiling. Some page soiling noted. National Geographic is the official magazine of the National Geographic Society. It has been published continuously since its first issue in 1888, nine months after the Society itself was founded. It primarily contains articles about geography, history, and world culture. The magazine is known for its extensive use of dramatic photographs. The magazine is published monthly, and additional map supplements are also included with subscriptions. On occasion, special editions of the magazine are issued.