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    • World War One

    • A Short History
    • Written by: Norman Stone
    • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
    • Length: 4 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In 1914, a new kind of war came about, bringing with it a new kind of world. World War One began on horseback, with generals employing bayonet charges to gain ground, and ended with attacks resembling the Nazi blitzkriegs. The scale of devastation was unlike anything the world had seen before: 14 million combatants died, a further 20 million were wounded, and four empires were destroyed. Even the victors' empires were fatally damaged.

    Regular price: ₹501.00

    • World War Two

    • A Short History
    • Written by: Norman Stone
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 6 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A pacy, compelling and penetrating account from Wolfson Prize-winning author Norman Stone, that shows World War Two in a fresh new light. After the unprecedented destruction of the Great War, the world longed for a lasting peace. The victors, however, valued vengeance even more than stability and demanded a massive indemnity from Germany in order to keep it from rearming.

    Regular price: ₹569.00

    • The Eastern Front 1914-1917

    • Written by: Norman Stone
    • Narrated by: John Telfer
    • Length: 15 hrs and 6 mins
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    A groundbreaking historical study, Norman Stone's The Eastern Front 1914-1917 was the very first authoritative account of the Russian Front in the First World War to be published in the West. In this now-classic history he dispels the myths surrounding a still relatively little-known aspect of the war, showing how inefficiency rather than economic shortage led to Russia's desperate privations and eventual retreat.

    He also interprets the connection between the war and the chaos that followed, arguing that although fighting had almost ceased by the end of 1916, Russia was still in turmoil.

    Regular price: ₹797.00