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Catastrophe 1914 Max Hastings

Max Hastings. Catastrophe 1914: Europe Goes to War.  New York, NY: Knopf, September 24th, 2013. 672 pp.

This is a massive work on the work up to World War One and the first year of the war, authored by a famous military historian named Max Hastings.  Earlier I have read the book Guns of August before I started listening to this audio book.  I was interested in this work after hearing it referenced several times during different episodes from the Youtube channel on the Great War, which gives a weekly account of the war a hundred year ago.  I figured it was worthwhile given how it’s a resource for the producers.


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