Table of Contents for Catastrophe 1914 : Europe Goes to War


List of Illustrations
ix
List of Maps
xiii
Introduction xvii
1914 Chronology xxiii
The Organisation of Armies in 1914 xxv
Prologue: Sarajevo xxvii
1 `A Feeling That Events Are in the Air'
1(40)
1 Change And Decay
1(24)
2 Battle Plans
25(16)
2 The Descent To War
41(62)
1 The Austrians Threaten
41(13)
2 The Russians React
54(21)
3 The Germans March
75(10)
4 The British Decide
85(18)
3 `The Superb Spectacle of the World Bursting into Flames'
103(35)
1 Migrations
103(7)
2 Passions
110(16)
3 Departures
126(12)
4 Disaster On The Drina
138(21)
5 Death With Flags And Trumpets
159(41)
1 The Execution Of Plan XVII
159(28)
2 `German Beastliness'
187(7)
3 Lanrezac Encounters Schlieffen
194(6)
6 The British Fight
200(39)
1 Mons
200(19)
2 Le Cateau: `Where The Fun Comes In I Don't Know'
219(20)
7 The Retreat
239(20)
8 Tannenberg: `Alas, How Many Thousands Lie There Bleeding!'
259(27)
9 The Hour of Joffre
286(27)
1 Paris At Bay
286(4)
2 Sir John Despairs
290(8)
3 Seeds Of Hope
298(15)
10 The Nemesis Of Moltke
313(43)
1 The Marne
313(29)
2 `stalemate In Our Favour'
342(14)
11 `Poor Devils, They Fought Their Ships Like Men'
356(30)
12 Three Armies In Poland
386(25)
13 `Did You Ever Dance With Him?'
411(31)
1 Home Fronts
411(23)
2 News And Abuse
434(8)
14 Open Country, Open Sky
442(21)
1 Churchill's Adventure
442(13)
2 `Inventions of The Devil'
455(8)
15 Ypres: `Something That Was Completely Hopeless'
463(34)
16 `War Becomes the Scourge of Mankind'
497(18)
1 Poland
497(12)
2 The Serbs' Last Triumph
509(6)
17 Mudlife
515(26)
18 Silent Night, Holy Night
541(24)
Acknowledgements 565(2)
Notes and References 567(28)
Bibliography 595(10)
Index 605