Nick Lloyd on The Eastern Front: A History of the Great War

History Extra | 24 March 2024 | 0h 41m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Nick Lloyd about his book The Eastern Front: A History of the Great War, 1914–1918. Backgrounds how a local struggle between Austria-Hungary and Serbia spiralled into a massive conflagration that pulled in Germany, Russia, Italy, Romania, and Bulgaria. Discusses the First World War on the Eastern Front, which Winston Churchill described as “incomparably the greatest war in history”. Also considers why it has been overshadowed by its counterpart in the west.

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