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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (20 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Edward M. Coffman Narrator: Tom Weiner Publisher: Findaway World, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Edward M. Coffman’s stunning work of military history, The War to End All Wars, offers a fresh and interesting perspective on the Great War, focusing solely on the United States as a major player in the struggle. Coffman pays special attention to the American soldier and his experiences throughout the conflict, making this a brilliant social history as well.

The War to End All Wars is considered by many to be the best single account of America’s participation in World War I. Covering famous battles, the birth of the air force, naval engagements, the War Department, and experiences of the troops, this indispensable volume is suitable for history buffs, students, and general readers.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Will surely stand as the first source for anyone interested in the conflict.”

    Stephen Ambrose, bestselling author and historian

  • “[Coffman] can explain complex matters in a few sharp paragraphs, illuminate technical discussions with personal vignettes, and use statistics to clarify rather than confuse…Should become standard reading in twentieth-century American history courses.”

    Indiana Magazine of History

  • “A history of the entire American military involvement in World War I, it is widely regarded as the most authoritative work on its topic.”

    Lexington Herald-Leader

  • “As a reference on the American military presence in World War I, Coffman’s book should be a standard for anyone interested in such studies.”

    Tallahassee Democrat

Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by William J. Shep | 9/12/2012

    " A very well researched and written account, that stands up well over time. The essay on sources is magnificent. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Kester | 10/27/2009

    " Short summary: "World War I sucked." "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Shep | 2/23/2009

    " A very well researched and written account, that stands up well over time. The essay on sources is magnificent. "

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About the Author

Edward M. Coffman is professor of history, emeritus, at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. A prominent military historian, he is the author of numerous articles and books, including The War to End All Wars and The Old Army.  He has received numerous awards and honors, from the Guggenheim Fellowship to the Spencer Tucker Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Field of Military History.