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To end all war

Jerry Ahern

To end all war

by Jerry Ahern

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Published by Zebra Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Jerry Ahern
SeriesThe Survivalists -- no. 21
ContributionsCopyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCPB Box no. 1249 vol. 13
The Physical Object
Pagination223 p.
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24515121M
LC Control Number98815983

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World War I was supposed to be the “war to end all wars.” Over four long years, nations around the globe were sucked into the tempest, and millions of men died on the battlefields. To this day, the war stands as one of history’s most senseless spasms of carnage, defying rational by:   Woodrow Wilson’s fatuous claim about the European war of — sarcastically annexed by Adam Hochschild for the title of this moving and.

"To End All Wars" is To end all war book story, told from a variety of viewpoints, of how Britain fared under the stresses of war between and The author "focuses on the long-ignored moral drama of [the war's] critics, alongside its generals and heroes."/5.

To End All Wars, we suppose, is a history of dissent, an account of pacifist movements, conscientious objectors and deserters who (we also suppose) created much. Directed by David L. Cunningham. With Robert Carlyle, Kiefer Sutherland, Ciarán McMenamin, Mark Strong.

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Reception. On the review aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes the film has a score of 58% based on reviews from 13 ed by: David L.

Cunningham. The book The War to End All Wars: World War I by Russell Freeman is an extraordinary book. The book opens with information about The Great War and how there were an estimated 20 million people who died during the war/5. To End All Wars NPR coverage of To End All Wars: A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, by Adam Hochschild.

News, author interviews, critics' picks and more. Horn Book, starred review "It was the war that world leaders didn't want to fight, and the war that didn't quite end, and here Freedman narrates its story with a steady eye on the wasteful atrocity that ushered in modern warfare/5(8).

To End All Wars: A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, Adam Hochschild, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt pp. ISBN Summary World War I stands as one of history’s most senseless spasms of carnage, defying rational explanation.

To End All Wars (), a work of historical non-fiction by the American author and journalist Adam Hochschild, tells the story of the First World War from a panoramic perspective, but centering on the struggle in Britain between those who believed the war was a just cause and the activists who opposed it.

Hochschild also devotes particular. After it was over, World War I was called "the war to end all wars" because it was so destructive that the nations of the world wanted to prevent such slaughter from ever happening again.

This prompted prolonged negotiations over proposed solutions like the League of Nations. Fred Ikle's book Every War Must End has influenced analysts and policymakers for decades. Gideon Rose's How Wars End is likely to be just as influential for generations to come. You may think. His book _The War to End All Wars: The American Military Experience in World War I_ is a scholarly and brilliantly written tour de force; his collective group study: the American citizen published in at the height of America's involvement in Vietnam, Coffman set the president for this new style of military by:   To End All Wars focuses on the long-ignored moral drama of the war’s critics, alongside its generals and heroes.

Many of these dissenters were thrown in jail for their opposition to the war, from a future Nobel Prize winner to an editor behind bars who distributed a /5(51).

To End All Wars () Plot. Showing all 2 items Jump to: Summaries (2) Summaries. A true story about four Allied POWs who endure harsh treatment from their Japanese captors during World War II while being forced to build a railroad through the Burmese jungle.

The text of his latest book, The War to End All Wars, is liberally illustrated with images: four maps, a handful of portraits, and dozens of battlefield photographs. The end result richly. After the war, Ernest Gordon wrote about his experiences in the book, "Through The Valley Of The River Kwai" which captured hearts and minds.

Nonfiction master Russell Freedman illuminates for young readers the complex and rarely discussed subject of World War I.

The tangled relationships and alliances of many nations, the introduction of modern weaponry, and top-level military decisions that resulted in thousands upon thousands of casualties all contributed to the "great war," which people hoped and believed would be the only /5(8).

TREASURES FROM GOD’S WORD God’s War to End All Wars Decem –January 5, Show more. TREASURES FROM GOD’S WORD “Look! I Am Making All Things New” LIVING AS CHRISTIANS Improving Our Skills in the Ministry— Being Adaptable. The futility and waste of this first modern war is movingly conveyed in “The War to End All Wars,” by Russell Freedman, a fast-paced history for young readers, dense with archival photos.A World War II, prisoner-of-war drama about a group of American POWs.

Led by Lieutenant Colonel Stuart McLean, the officers--Major Ian Campbell, Captain Ernest Gorgon and Lieutenant Tom Rigden 62%.