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OF THE WAR
EVA MARCH TAPPAN, PH.D.
Author of “The Little Book of the Flag"
"An Elementary History of our Country".
“Old World Hero Stories"
her graof History. Harding, to Mr. Woof His
For their kindness in reading and criticizing her manuscript, the author wishes to express her gratitude to Dr. Evarts B. Greene, Professor of History at the University of Illinois, to Dr. Samuel B. Harding, Professor of History at Indiana University, to Mr. Waldo G. Leland, Member of Staff, Department of Historical Research of Carnegie Institute, and to Mr. Hanson Hart Webster of the Editorial Staff of the publishers.
ples — The Balkan Wars — Serbia — Belgrade – The in-
Kiao-chau - German aims in Turkey - How Turkey was
less telegraphy and the telephone — Tanks — Flying ma-
V. THE TROUBLES OF NEUTRALS . . . . . . 52
“Quiet" times on the Western Front - Attacking a
VI. THE WAR IN 1915 . . . . . . . . . 62
“Frightfulness" — Destruction of the Lusitania – De-
VII. THE WAR IN 1916 . . . . . . . . . 73
Failure of the attempt to capture Verdun - Battle of the
VIII. THE UNITED STATES ENTERS THE WAR . . . .
The United States proclaims her neutrality - German
- Effect upon the war — "America is our ally” – Service
- Soldiers' and sailors' insurance - Cantonments – The
Army – Boy Scouts — Girl Scouts and Campfire Girls.