By Bruno Cabanes,Stephanie O'Hara
but ahead of the month used to be out, twenty-seven thousand French squaddies died on the unmarried day of August 22 alone—the worst disaster in French army background. Refugees streamed into France because the German military complex, spreading rumors that amplified nonetheless extra the ordeal of battle. electorate of enemy nations who have been residing in France have been viciously scapegoated. Drawing from diaries, own correspondence, police reviews, and executive information, Bruno Cabanes renders an intimate, narrative-driven research of the 1st weeks of worldwide struggle I in France. advised from the point of view of normal men and women stuck within the flood of mobilization, this revealing publication deepens our knowing of the nerve-racking influence of battle on infantrymen and civilians alike.
August 1914 used to be a finalist for a prestigious French ebook award, the Prix Fémina for nonfiction, in 2014.
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August 1914: France, the Great War, and a Month That Changed the World Forever by Bruno Cabanes,Stephanie O'Hara