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The Story of the Great War, Volume 1 Introductions; Special Articles; Causes of War; Diplomatic and State Papers   By: (1873-)

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THE STORY OF THE GREAT WAR

History of the European War from Official Sources

Complete Historical Records of Events to Date, Illustrated with Drawings, Maps, and Photographs

Prefaced by

What the War Means to America Major General Leonard Wood, U.S.A.

Naval Lessons of the War Rear Admiral Austin M. Knight, U.S.N.

The World's War Frederick Palmer

Theatres of the War's Campaigns Frank H. Simonds

The War Correspondent Arthur Ruhl

Edited by

Francis J. Reynolds Former Reference Librarian of Congress

Allen L. Churchill Associate Editor, The New International Encyclopedia

Francis Trevelyan Miller Editor in Chieft, Photographic History of the Civil War

P. F. Collier & Son Company New York

[Illustration: King George V of Britain and King Albert of Belgium inspecting Belgian troops. The youth is the Prince of Wales, and beside him is Major General Pertab Singh of the Indian army. ]

THE STORY OF THE GREAT WAR

Introductions Special Articles Causes of War Diplomatic and State Papers

[Illustration: Editor's logo.]

VOLUME I

P · F · Collier & Son · New York

Copyright 1916 By P. F. Collier & Son

CONTENTS

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WHAT THE WAR MEANS TO AMERICA. By Major General Leonard Wood, U. S. A. 9

NAVAL LESSONS OF THE WAR. By Rear Admiral Austin M. Knight, U. S. N. 17

THE WORLDS WAR. By Frederick Palmer 31

THE THEATRES OF THE WAR'S CAMPAIGNS. By F. H. Simonds 83

THE WAR CORRESPONDENT. By Arthur Ruhl 113

PART I. INDIRECT CAUSES OF THE WAR POLITICAL AND DIPLOMATIC HISTORY OF EUROPE FROM 1866 TO 1914, WITH A CHAPTER ON THE HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT OF JAPAN

CHAPTER

I. Germany 126

II. Austria Hungary 142

III. Russia 148

IV. France 159

V. England 172

VI. Italy 188

VII. Belgium 197

VIII. Japan 200

IX. The Neutral States Portugal and Spain 203

X. Sweden, Norway, Holland, Luxemburg 208

XI. Summary of Political History 212

PART II. THE BALKANS

XII. The Balkan Peoples 215

XIII. Bulgaria 224

XIV. War with Serbia 230

XV. Work of Stambuloff 234

XVI. Attempts at Reform in Macedonia 238

XVII. Crisis in Turkey 244

XVIII. Formation of the Balkan League 248

XIX. First and Second Balkan Wars 252

PART III. DIRECT CAUSES OF THE WAR

XX. Assassination of Franz Ferdinand Austria's Ultimatum 258

XXI. Serbia's Reply 265

XXII. Diplomatic Exchanges 270

XXIII. Preparation for War 279

XXIV. Territorial and Geographical Comparisons 286

XXV. Assembling of the German Armies 292

XXVI. French Mobilization 297

XXVII. Britain Russia Austria 304

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