The World Crisis Volume V: The Unknown War by Sir Winston S. ChurchillThe World Crisis Volume V: The Unknown War by Sir Winston S. Churchill

The World Crisis Volume V: The Unknown War

bySir Winston S. Churchill

Hardcover | March 26, 2015

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The World Crisis is considered by many to be Winston S. Churchill's literary masterpiece. Published across five volumes between 1923 and 1931, Churchill here tells the story of The Great War, from its origins to the long shadow it cast on the following decades. At once a history and a first-hand account of Churchill's own involvement in the war, The World Crisis remains a compelling account of the conflict and its importance. In the fifth and final volume of The World Crisis, Winston Churchill turns his attention to the 'forgotten war' on the Eastern Front. His focus is the great rivalry between Russia and the Austro-German alliance during the years of the First World War, from the tensions over Bosnia and Serbia that triggered the conflict through the terrible battles on the Eastern Front to the final collapse of the Russian forces that triggered the Revolution.
Sir Winston S. Churchill (1874-1965) was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on two occasions, from 1940-1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. Celebrated as one of the greatest leaders of the twentieth century, he was also a gifted orator, statesman and historian. The author of more than 40 books, he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Litera...
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Title:The World Crisis Volume V: The Unknown WarFormat:HardcoverDimensions:560 pages, 9 × 6 × 1 inPublished:March 26, 2015Publisher:BloomsburyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1474223427

ISBN - 13:9781474223423

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Table of Contents

Preface 1. The Dusk of Hapsburg 2. The Annexation of Bosnia 3. Towards the Abyss 4. The Murder of the Archduke 5. The Austrian Ultimatum 6. The Fronts and the Combatants 7. Declarations of War 8. The Mobilization Interval 9. The Assembly of the Easter Armies 10. Austria Against Russia 11. The Battle of Lemberg 12. The Invasion of East Prussia 13. The Battle of Tannenberg 14. The First Masurian Lakes 15. The Second Round 16. The Battle of Lodz 17. East or West? 18. The Winter Battle 19. Beyond the Dardanelles 20. The Fall of Warsaw 21. The Reckoning with Serbia 22. Falkenhayn Returns to the West 23. Brusilov's Offensive 24. The Russian Collapse Appendix I: The Hapsburg Dynasty Appendix II: Some Authorities Consulted Appendix III: References