The First World War was one of the deadliest conflicts in human history and changed the face of foreign policy and European geography forever. Despite the wealth of literature on the subject Bradt’s World War I Battlefields is the only compact practical travel guide to cover both French and Belgian battlefield sites. Produced in a lightweight and portable format, the guide will cover all the main memorials and museums alongside practical information on how to book the best guided tours or find the resting place of family members lost in battle. Published to correspond with the centenary of the War’s outbreak the book covers an area that received 212,701 visitors in 2012 from the UK alone.
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The authors, John Ruler and Emma Thomson, are both members of the British Guild of Travel Writers and have each previously written a Bradt guide on the area.Review:
'A slim volume, fitting into virtually any bag or pocket, its main achievement is the joining up of the dots along the whole Western Front. It's an ideal companion for both Western Front novices and more seasoned explorers.' Best of British 'A compact guide covering all the main museums and memorials' France Magazine 'This slim volume is the ideal pocket book for anyone planning a visit to the battlefields.' Good Book Guide 'Good overview of the main sites.' Travel Which 'Extremely well-written, with some panels reading like pieces of literature rather than some dry guidebook entries'. Engineering & Technology Magazine 'A comprehensive but easily digestible travel companion' My Weekly Featured in Good Motoring Magazine
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Buchbeschreibung Bradt Travel Guides Mrz 2014, 2014. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. Neuware - The only travel guide to cover both French and Belgian battlefield sites, including all the main memorials and museums as well as tips on booking the best tours and finding the resting place of lost family members. Published to coincide with the centenary of WWI. 90 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9781841624846