World War I: The Essential Reference Guide, 1st Edition

  • Spencer C. Tucker Texas Christian University
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  • ISBN-10: 1440841225
  • ISBN-13: 9781440841224
  • DDC: 940.303
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 414 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released August 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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Overview

This reference book gives an in depth analysis of World War I and its significance.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Entry List.
Primary Documents List.
Introduction.
Overview of World War I.
Causes of World War I.
Consequences of World War I.
General Maps.
1: African Americans and World War I.
2: Alekseyev, Mikhail Vasilyevich (1857–1918).
3: Antisubmarine Campaign, Allied Powers.
4: Arab Revolt of 1916–1918.
5: Armistice with Germany (November 11, 1918).
6: Balfour Declaration (November 2, 1917).
7: Beatty, David, 1st Earl (1871–1936).
8: Belleau Wood, Battle of (June 6–26, 1918).
9: Brest-Litovsk, Treaty of (March 3, 1918).
10: Brusilov, Aleksei Alekseevich (1853–1926).
11: Brusilov Offensive (June 4–September 1, 1916).
12: Caporetto, Battle of (October 24–November 12, 1917).
13: Casualties, Combatant, and Noncombatant.
14: Chemical Weapons.
15: Clemenceau, Georges (1841–1929).
16: Conrad von Hötzendorf, Franz, Count (1852–1925).
17: Dardanelles Campaign (February 19–March 22, 1915).
18: Enver Pasha, Ismail (1881–1922).
19: Falkenhayn, Erich Georg Anton Sebastian von (1861–1922).
20: Foch, Ferdinand (1851–1929).
21: France, Army Mutiny (1917).
22: Franz Ferdinand, Archduke, Assassination of (June 28, 1914).
23: Franz Joseph I, Emperor (1830–1916).
24: French, John Denton Pinkstone, 1st Earl of Ypres (1852–1925).
25: Gallipoli Campaign (April 25, 1915–January 9, 1916).
26: Gorlice-Tarnow Offensive (May 2–September 1915).
27: Haig, Douglas, 1st Earl (1861–1928).
28: Hindenburg, Paul Ludwig Hans Anton von Beneckendorff und von (1847–1934).
29: Infantry Tactics.
30: Influenza Pandemic (1918–1920).
31: Jellicoe, John Rushworth, 1st Earl (1859–1935).
32: Joffre, Joseph Jacques Césaire (1852–1931).
33: Jutland, Battle of (May 31–June 1, 1916).
34: Karl I, Emperor (1887–1922).
35: Kerensky, Alexander Fyodorovich (1881–1970).
36: Kerensky Offensive (July 1–19, 1917).
37: Kitchener, Horatio Herbert, 1st Earl (1850–1916).
38: Lafayette Escadrille.
39: Lawrence, Thomas Edward (1888–1935).
40: Lejeune, John Archer (1867–1942).
41: Lenin, Vladimir (Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov) (1870–1924).
42: Lloyd George, David (1863–1945).
43: Lost Battalion.
44: Ludendorff, Erich Friedrich Wilhelm (1865–1937).
45: Ludendorff Offensives (March 21–July 18, 1918).
46: Lusitania, Sinking of (May 7, 1915).
47: Marne, First Battle of the (September 5–12, 1914).
48: Marne, Second Battle of the (July 15–18, 1918).
49: Masurian Lakes, First Battle of the (September 8–15, 1914).
50: Meuse-Argonne Offensive (September 26–November 11, 1918).
51: Moltke, Helmuth Johannes Ludwig von, Count (1848–1916).
52: Naval Blockade of Germany.
53: Nicholas II, Czar of Russia (1868–1918).
54: Nikolai Nikolaevich, Grand Duke of Russia (1856–1929).
55: Nivelle, Robert Georges (1856–1924).
56: Nivelle Offensive (April 16–May 9, 1917).
57: Orlando, Vittorio Emanuele (1860–1952).
58: Paris Peace Conference of 1919.
59: Peace Overtures during the War.
60: Pershing, John Joseph (1860–1948).
61: Pétain, Henri Philippe Benomi Omer Joseph (1856–1951).
62: Reichstag Peace Resolution (July 19, 1917).
63: Russian Revolution of March 1917.
64: Russian Revolution of November 1917.
65: Saint-Mihiel Offensive (September 12–16, 1918).
66: Scheer, Reinhard (1863–1928).
67: Schlieffen Plan.
68: Siegfriedstellung (Hindenburg Line).
69: Somme, Battle of the (July 1–November 19, 1916).
70: Submarine Warfare, Central Powers.
71: Sykes-Picot Agreement (May 16, 1916).
72: Tannenberg, Battle of (August 26–31, 1914).
73: Trenches and Trench Warfare.
74: Trotsky, Leon (1879–1940).
75: Turnip Winter (1916–1917).
76: Verdun, Battle of (February 21–December 15, 1916).
77: Versailles, Treaty of (June 28, 1919).
78: Wilhelm II, German Kaiser (1859–1941).
79: Wilson, Thomas Woodrow (1856–1924).
80: Women in the War.
81: York, Alvin Cullum (1887–1964).
82: Ypres, First Battle of (October 19–November 22, 1914).
83: Zimmermann Telegram (January 16–17, 1917).
Primary Documents.
Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria-Hungary to Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany, July 2, 1914.
“The Blank Check”: German Imperial Chancellor Theobald von Bethmann Hollweg to the German Ambassador at Vienna, Heinrich von Tschirschky, Sent from Berlin, July 6, 1914.
Helmuth von Moltke, Chief of the German General Staff, to Imperial Chancellor Theobald von Bethmann Hollweg, July 29, 1914.
British Foreign Secretary Sir Edward Grey to Sir Francis Bertie, British Ambassador to France, July 31, 1914.
Germany’s Ultimatum: The German Request for Free Passage through Belgium, August 2, 1914.
The “Scrap of Paper”: Sir Edward Goschen, British Ambassador in Berlin, to British Foreign Secretary Sir Edward Grey, August 4, 1914.
Sir Henry McMahon, British High Commissioner in Cairo, to Hussein ibn Ali, Sharif of Mecca, October 24, 1915.
John MacRae, “In Flanders Fields,” December 1915.
The Sykes-Picot Agreement: Sir Edward Grey to Paul Cambon, May 15–16, 1916.
King Hussein, Sharif of the Hejaz, Proclamation Published in Mecca, June 27, 1916.
The Zimmermann Telegram: German Foreign Minister Arthur Zimmermann to the German Minister to Mexico, January 19, 1917.
The July Crisis: The Reichstag Peace Resolution, July 19, 1917.
The Balfour Declaration: British Foreign Secretary Arthur J. Balfour to Lord Rothschild, November 2, 1917.
President Woodrow Wilson, “The Fourteen Points,” Address to a Joint Session of the U.S. Congress, January 8, 1918.
The Treaty of Brest-Litovsk between the Central Powers and Russia, March 3, 1918.
Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig, Commander in Chief, British Armies in France, Special (Backs-to-the-Wall) Order of the Day, April 11, 1918.
African American Troops in World War I: General John J. Pershing to General Peyton March, June 19, 1918.
The German Military Situation: Signed Protocol of Conference at German General Headquarters, August 14, 1918.
Statement of Field Marshal Paul von Hindenburg to Imperial Chancellor Prince Max von Baden, October 3, 1918.
Excerpt from Anna Eisenminger, Blockade: The Diary of an Austrian Middle-Class Woman, 1914–1924, Diary Entry of November 8, 1918.
President Woodrow Wilson, Address to the U.S. Senate, July 10, 1919.
Appendix: Historical Dilemma Essays.
Chronology.
Bibliography.
About the Editor.
Editor and Contributors List.
Index.