Learn all about the first major conflict of the 20th Century in this thought - provoking and informative new title. This title provides detailed accounts of all the major battles and how the latest innovations such as submarines, tanks, poison gas and barbed wire helped shape the course of the war. It explores the impact of the war on the home front, especially the changes it made to the lives of British women. It looks at the cultural legacy of the war and how it inspired the works of War Poets, writers, artists and filmmakers. It is illustrated with dramatic photographs and detailed colour maps. It is internet-linked to provide young learners with the opportunity for further independent research.