1914

☆ 1914 Î Charles B.Smith - 1914, Until hostilities opened in early August humanity had never borne witness to a conflagration the likes of the Great War Political alliances pitting empire against empire saw Europe plunged in ☆ 1914 Î Charles B.Smith - 1914, Until hostilities opened in early August humanity had never borne witness to a conflagration the likes of the Great War Political alliances pitting empire against empire saw Europe plunged in

  • Title: 1914
  • Author: Charles B.Smith
  • ISBN: 9781494236007
  • Page: 279
  • Format: Paperback
1914

☆ 1914 Î Charles B.Smith, 1914, Charles B.Smith, Until hostilities opened in early August humanity had never borne witness to a conflagration the likes of the Great War Political alliances pitting empire against empire saw Europe plunged into a horrific and savage conflict that drew in millions of young men from all walks of life on all sides In follow the stories of nine such men those they fight wiUntil hostilities opene ☆ 1914 Î Charles B.Smith - 1914, Until hostilities opened in early August humanity had never borne witness to a conflagration the likes of the Great War Political alliances pitting empire against empire saw Europe plunged in

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About “Charles B.Smith

  • Charles B.Smith

    Charles B Smith was born, raised, and still lives in Michigan s Upper Peninsula He has a wife, two cats, a house, and sometimes, brevity is a good thing For information visit him at charles b smith



482 thoughts on “1914

  • I read this book while on vacation It was short and concise It was a very realistic novel about World War I.



  • Well, it was a difficult book to get into I had to persevere a bit but in the end, it was well worth it It took some time to get invested in the characters Smith introduces 8 different vignettes Percy Arthur, Henstch, Vogel, Vernon, Denis, Berthold, Gordon, Sebastian and that took a fair bit of time He did a great job representing the reality of the experience for these fighting men and their families on both fronts The interconnection between the story lines are subtle and well done However, th [...]


  • Long book Most epics are it s kind of the definition of the genre BUT worth the read.1914 saw the start of World War I, the supposed war to end all wars until the next one occurred A lot of countries were involved, some immediately, some later Charles B Smith gives us a glimpse into the title of year through the eyes of the French, the English, the Germans, and one of the first Americans to cross over to the fighting.I admit that I wasn t sure what to expect when I picked up this book, being tot [...]


  • It was a bit slow to get into, but I enjoyed the book At the same time, I think you ll likely need to be on a WWI kick to get into it He s done a lot of research, which often leads to a lot of detail and even occasionally pausing to define what things are, as you might in a textbook What I liked, though, was the juxtaposition of different characters who at times are in the same place, and how their experiences are so similar based largely on misery even though they re enemies He also does a nice [...]


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