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Use Destiny the library catalog to locate books on your topic. We have many books dealing with World War I topics.
Library staff is available to help you with your research. There is a cart of books on reserve for your class.

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The Treaty of Versailles - Louise Chipley Slavicek
ISBN: 1604132779
Publication Date: 2010-01-01
In January 1919, following the defeat of the German-led Central Powers in World War I, delegates from the victorious Allied nations gathered in Paris to try to forge an enduring peace for the postwar world. In The Treaty of Versailles, read how leaders struggled to deal with the aftermath following the War to End All Wars.

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Weapons and Technology of World War II - Paul Dowswell
Call Number: 940.4 DOW
ISBN: 1588106624
Publication Date: 2002-01-01

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World War I - UXL Staff (Contribution by)
Call Number: 940.3 PEN
ISBN: 0787654760
Publication Date: 2001-10-22
This resource presents comprehensive coverage of the World War I period.

World War I

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I want you for the U.S. Army nearest recruiting station, James Montfomery Flagg
LOC Photographs and Prints Division. Reproduction Number LC-3859

 War poster with the famous phrase "I want you for U. S. Army" shows Uncle Sam pointing his finger at the viewer in order to recruit soldiers for the American Army during World War I. The printed phrase "Nearest recruiting station" has a blank space below to add the address for enlisting.

World War I Overview

Click above link to read an ABC-CLIO article on World War I.


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    @SLRHS Library ebooks

    Here is a sampling of some of our ebooks.  Use the standard Laker password to access.  eBooks are also available through ABC-CLIO, Gale Virtual Reference Library, and Destiny.

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    World War I - UXL Staff (Contribution by)
    Call Number: eBook
    ISBN: 0787654760
    Publication Date: 2001-10-22
    Covers major topics related to the period, including the roots of the war; causes of U.S. involvement; the Espionage Act and Sedition Act; weapons of mass destruction; and more. Profiles the major players of the period, including Woodrow Wilson, Kaiser Wilhelm II, John Pershing, and Henri-Philippe Petain. Presents full or excerpted primary source materials, including diaries, speeches, letters, journals and memoirs.

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    History in Dispute: World War I - Dennis E. Showalter (Editor)
    Call Number: ebook
    ISBN: 9781558624146
    Publication Date: 2002-03-08
    his volume covers World War I. Provides students with an enhanced understanding of events only summarized in history texts, helps stimulate critical thinking and provides ideas for papers and assignments.

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