The First World War and the End of the Habsburg Monarchy, 1914-1918
by Manfried Rauchensteiner
Publisher: Böhlau 2014
Number of pages: 1181
The origins of World War I were different and varied. But it was Austria-Hungary which unleashed the war. After more than four years the Habsburg Monarchy was defeated and ended as a failed state. In this new work on World War I and its devastating consequences, Manfried Rauchensteiner offers the most detailed and insightful military history of the fall of the Habsburg Empire to date.
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