By John Horne
- Comprises 38 essays through prime students who learn the present kingdom of old scholarship at the First international battle
- Provides broad assurance spanning the pre-war interval, the army clash, social, fiscal, political, and cultural advancements, and the war's legacy
- Offers unique views on issues as assorted as technique and strategies, conflict crimes, technological know-how and expertise, and the humanities
- Selected as a 2011 remarkable educational identify by means of CHOICE
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