Machines that Won the War: World War I by Charlie Samuels
  

Machines that Won the War: World War I

Written by Charlie Samuels
Illustrated by
Part of the Machines That Won the War Series

Synopsis

Machines that Won the War: World War I by Charlie Samuels

As well as bravery, leadership and luck, wars have always been decided by technology. This book looks at the weapons, armour and fighting hardware that made the difference in World War I. Twenty signficant vehicles, ships or weapons are described and the specific actions in which they played a decisive part. Combines concise reliable technical specifications with eyewitness accounts and quotes from the people who used the machines.Includes a timeline placing the weapons in the context of war.

Reviews

An interesting combination of concise reliable technical specifications with eyewitness accounts and quotes from the people who used the machines. An interesting approach to engage young people who may not find history particularly enjoyable. * Parents In Touch *

About the Author

Charlie Samuels studied at the University of Oxford before beginning a career in publishing that has lasted over 20 years. He has written hundreds of articles and dozens of books for younger readers, particularly about historical, cultural and military subjects. He has also contributed to and edited many illustrated reference encyclopedias for the British and American markets. He lives in London, where his nephews and godchildren are happy to tell him how to be a better writer.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
48 pages

Author

Charlie Samuels
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Publisher

Wayland (Publishers) Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

13th February 2014

ISBN

9780750281416


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