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By Jack Goldstein

What age was once the youngest soldier to obtain the Victoria move in the course of WWI? What function did tanks play within the clash? How a lot have been Germany ordered to pay in reparations after the war?

All those questions are spoke back during this interesting booklet containing over 100 evidence concerning the nice battle. no matter if you're looking for info to incorporate in a undertaking or article, otherwise you are only drawn to checking out extra approximately this tragic interval in sleek background, this can be a ideal addition to any bookshelf.

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