Gary Sheffield: Rethinking World War I

March 2011
Military History;Mar2011, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p14
An interview with professor Gary Sheffield, chair of War studies at Britain's University of Birmingham, is presented. Sheffield explained why he said that World War I is not an accidental war. He cited his views on the role of Austria-Hungary in such war. He then described the Battle of Amiens in August 1918 as the most significant World War I battle.


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