A new edition of a comprehensive and essential reference book, published with an arresting new cover. Covers all aspects of the wars, including causes and effects, major battles, and the realities of life on the front line and home front. This is a somewhat haunting, but thought-provoking book, illustrated with contemporary photos, paintings, posters and maps. Includes internet links to recommended websites for further learning, making this an ideal companion for school projects. Written in association with the Imperial War Museum.