The Guns of August Summary
Barbara W. Tuchman

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The Guns of August by Barbara W. Tuchman is the story of the prelude to World War I and the very early days of the conflict. The British, the Belgian King, and President Woodrow Wilson were sensible minded. As such, they wanted no part of war. However, there was another faction that was anxious to conquer. The Germans were emboldened by the war of 1870 in which they trounced the French at Sedan. They...

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