A General Sketch of the European War
by Hilaire Belloc
Publisher: Nelson 1915
Number of pages: 416
It is the object of this book, and those which will succeed it in the same series, to put before the reader the main lines of the European War as it proceeds. Each such part must necessarily be completed and issued some little time after the events to which it relates have passed into history.
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