Published with Imperial War Museums (IWM), The First World War 1914-1918 shows the wide sweep of the conflict, spotlighting some of the obscure but important actions as well as the major battles and the soldiers who fought them.
Combining a vivid narrative informed by up-to-date research with an array of original documents and memorabilia, including photographs, propaganda, newspapers, letters and military orders, The First World War brings to life one of the most terrible periods of warfare the world has ever known.
Professor Gary Sheffield is the foremost authority on World War I and a bestselling author in the UK who has been published worldwide. He frequently leads parties to historic battlefields in the Western Front and Gallipoli, and the World War II battlefields of France and Italy. His books include Forgotten Victory: The First World War - Myths and Realities (2001), The Somme (2003), and Douglas Haig: War Diaries and Letters 1914-18 (2005), edited with John Bourne.