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Catalogue code: YB071
Written by Imperial War Museum historian Matt Brosnan, the Prestige Stamp Book explores further aspects of the First World War during 1917, including:
Deadlock on the Western Front – both sides contend with the monotony of trench warfare.
The wider war – Russia succumbs to pressures on the battlefield and at home.
Submarine warfare and the USA enters the war – Germany launches a campaign of unrestricted submarine warfare against Allied shipping.
The war at home – German Gotha bombers carry out daylight raids on London for the first time.
The Imperial War Museum – plans are first approved in 1917.