This book presents a fascinating introduction to the British involvement in the First World War. It covers some of the most important aspects of the War, including the life in the trenches, the Battle of the Somme, the home front and the invention of tanks. It is illustrated with a wide variety of different pictures including contemporary photographs, posters and cartoons. It features maps, and quotes from major figures and popular songs. It is suitable for those who want to explore the First World War further. Internet links, books, films and places to visit are listed at the back of the book.