Latest Issue: 1915
The second of Key Publications’ illustrated histories of the First World War examines the all-encompassing nature of second year of the conflict. From ambitious grand strategies, to individual acts of valour, every aspect of this year of hope and frustration is brought to the reader in unique text and dynamic images.
THE YEAR OF RESIGNATIONS
Fisher, Churchill, French and Hamilton all lose their positions; the government is forced into coalition.
THE YEAR OF GLOBAL WAR
New fronts are opened in the Dardanelles, Gallipoli, Salonica, Egypt, Italy and Africa.
THE YEAR OF SHAME
Civilians are victims as Britain is bombed by Zeppelins, Lusitania is sunk and Nurse Cavell is executed.
THE YEAR OF TECHONOLGY
Poison gas, flamethrowers and steel helmets appear on the battlefield for the first time; the first tank is designed and completes its test run.