One of the most devastating armed conflicts in history, World War I completely transformed the social and political landscape of the world in four short years. It also marked the appearance of the new modern lifestyle, one that always contained the grim prospect of the possible recurrence of war. Ian V. Hogg's The A to Z of World War I provides a dual approach to the study of this historically significant event.
Ian V. Hogg is a retired member of the British Army and a professional writer. He has written numerous books and articles about weapons, warfare, and military history and has edited various Jane's yearbooks in the past 15 years.