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Title: The First World War (4). The Mediterranean Front 1914-1923. Osprey Essential Histories 23.
Description: Oxford, Osprey. 2002. (ISBN: 184176373X) Soft Cover. 95 pp, large 8vo (9 3/4" H). B&w photographs, color maps/battle plans. "The First World War in the Mediterranean represented more than just a peripheral theatre to the war on the western front. This engaging volume includes details of allied attempts to capture Constantinople; bloody campaigning in Northern Italy; the defence of the Suez Canal and the defeat of theTurkish army in Palestine. The Arab revolt, skirmishes in North Africa and the entrapment of a huge allied garrison in Greece - the 'world's biggest prison camp' as the Germans described it - are also covered. The result was the fall of the Ottoman and Austro-Hungarian empires and the birth of nations unknown in 1914." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very light wear at corners and top/bottom of spine, minor rubbing, small creases at bottom corner of front cover. Very Good -.

Keywords: Mediterranean, One, I, Cecil Wright, Noel, Harold, Soldiers, Home Front, Civilians, Constantinople, Northern Italy, Suez Canal, Turkey, Turkish Army, Palestine, Arab Revolt, North Africa, Greece, Ottoman Empire, Austro-Hungarian, Strategy, Tactics, 184176

Price: US$ 15.00 Seller: Capricorn Books
- Book number: 25949

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