Eden to Armageddon
World War I in the Middle EastBook - 2010 | 1st Pegasus Books cloth ed.
The Great War in the Middle East began with an invasion of the Garden of Eden, and ended with a momentous victory on the site of the biblical Armageddon. For the first time, the complete story of this epic, bloody war is now presented in a single, definitive volume.In this inspired new work of history, Roger Ford describes the conflict in its entirety: the war in Mesopotamia, which would end with the creation of the countries of Iran and Iraq; the desperate struggle in the Caucasus, where the Turks had long-standing territorial ambitions; the doomed attacks on the Gallipoli Peninsula that would lead to ignominious defeat; and the final act in Palestine, where the Ottoman Empire finally crumbled.Ford ends with a detailed description of the messy aftermath of the war, and the new conflicts that arose in a reshaped Middle East that would play such a huge part in shaping world affairs for generations to come.
Alternative Title: World War I in the Middle East
Publisher: New York : Pegasus Books, 2010.
Edition: 1st Pegasus Books cloth ed.
Branch Call Number: 940.356 F755
Characteristics: x, 496 p.,  p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm.