Introduction and Chronology *Warring sides *Outbreak *The fighting *Portrait of a soldier *The world around war *Portrait of a civilian *How the war ended *Conclusion and consequences
Alastair Finlan lectures in Strategic Studies at Britannia Royal Naval College. He has also taught at the universities of Keele and Plymouth. His PhD thesis was recently nominated by the School of Politics, International Relations and the Environment (SPIRE), Keele University, for a Political Studies award. Mark J Grove teaches naval and international history in the Department of Strategic Studies and International Affairs, Britannia Royal Naval College, and lectures part time in the Department of Politics, University of Plymouth. He has a particular interest in amphibious warfare. Philip D Grove joined the Department of Strategic Studies and International Affairs, Britannia Royal Naval College in 1993 following the completion of two degrees from Aberystwyth in the area of Strategic Studies. He is presently Senior Lecturer in the department and working on a series of articles and a MPhil thesis concerning naval aviation in the twentieth century.