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The book contains nine short stories dealing with different aspects of life during World War I. World War I includes the stories of flying aces such as the 'Red Baron', the story of Lawrence of Arabia and the stories of brave doctors and nurses such as Edith Cavell in German occupied Belgium. Complete with glossary, further reading section and index.
Ten stories of the First World War from people who lived through it, published in association with Imperial War Museums. Eye-witness accounts of some of World War One's most important events, from the epic naval battle of Jutland to the strange Christmas truce of 1914, are illustrated with maps and line drawings.
A fantastic reference book on the two most important conflicts of the 20th Century; World Wars 1 and 2. It provides detailed accounts of the causes and effects of each war, as well as describing their main battles, innovations and leaders. It also describes the cultural legacies of the wars, including the impact they made to the roles of women and how they inspired poets, artists and writers. It is illustrated with dramatic photographs and detailed colour maps. It is Internet-linked to provide young learners with the opportunity for further independent research.
This title includes four new editions in the popular True Stories series, each with an arresting new cover. Each book contains thrilling stories of heroism, bravery and battling the odds to provide young readers with a truly compelling read. It contains maps, line drawings and notes on sources and further reading. It is perfect for fact-fans and reluctant readers: a must-have series during the 2008 Year of Reading.
Nine true stories of master criminals and the detectives who foiled them - from serial murderers such as the Yorkshire Ripper, to art forgers, kidnappers and Great Train Robbers. Engaging, narrative non-fiction for readers who prefer fact to fiction.
A boxed set of three paperback books from the True Stories series: The Blitz, D-Day and The Second World War. Each book contains a series of real-life accounts of bravery and heroism, as well as providing a realistic portrayal of the horrors of war. Published in association with the Imperial War Museums.