Lest We Forget: The Great War, Robbins

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Author: Michael W. Robbins
Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
Publisher: Pritzker Military Museum & Library (2018)
ISBN: 9780998968902

“A sumptuous volume . . . this ample book offers an in-depth look of World War I as viewed through the stunning poster collection at this major military museum and library in Chicago . . . a superlative reference volume.” — History News Network

Published in commemoration of the centennial of World War I, the Pritzker Military Museum & Library presents Lest We Forget — a tribute to the Americans who served and the allies they fought beside to defeat a resourceful enemy. This lavishly illustrated book tells the story of the Great War through the memorable art it spawned — including posters from nations involved in the conflict and period photographs illustrating the awful realities of this conflict — and a taut narrative account of the war’s signal events, its major personalities and its tragic consequences.

About Michael W. Robbins:

Michael W. Robbins is a historian and award-winning writer and editor of magazines and books. Recently retired as editor of MHQ: Military History Quarterly, he was also editor of Military History magazine and previously served as editor of Audubon. Robbins has a Ph.D. in American history from George Washington University.