Why did the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria spark World War I? How did a sinking ship and a telegram convince the United States to join the fight? How did patriotism and brotherhood motivate soldiers in the trenches? From the battlefields of France to the Russian Revolution, World War I: Why They Fought reveals the motivations behind World War I from all sides. Go beyond names and dates and ask: what were they fighting for? Book jacket.
World War I
Compass Point Books