Frightful First World War is a Horrible Histories book written by Terry Deary that is based on World War I and was first published on the 20th of November 1998. It was republished in a new look on the 6th of August 2007. Each chapter is based on each year of WWI.
History with the nasty bits left in!
Want to know:
- Why a pair of old socks gave away top German secrets?
- How sniffing your own pee could save your life in a gas attack?
- What the 'Fat King' did with food scraps and dead horses?
- Introduction - 5
- 1914 - The Year of The First Shot - 13
- 1915 - The Year of Total War - 23
- 1916 - The Year of The Somme -49
- 1917 - The Year of The Mud - 64
- 1918 - The Year of Exhaustion - 90
- Epilogue - 127
- Grisly Quiz - 129
- Interesting Index - 136
- ISBN: 1407103024
- 144 Pages
- Releases: 20th November 1998 (Original Edition) and 6th August 2007
- Author: Terry Deary
- Illustrator: Martin Brown
- Age Range: 8-12
- Dimensions: 13 x 0.8 x 19.7 CM