Table of Contents
   Forewordp. vii
   Prefacep. xv
   Author's Notep. xix
   Illustrationsp. xxiii
   Mapsp. xxiv
      A Funeralp. 1
   Plans
      "Let the Last Man on the Right Brush the Channel with his Sleeve"p. 17
      The Shadow of Sedanp. 28
      "A Single British Soldier ..."p. 44
      The Russian Steam Rollerp. 56
   Outbreak
      Outbreakp. 71
      August 1: Berlinp. 73
      August 1: Paris and Londonp. 84
      Ultimatum in Brusselsp. 98
      "Home Before the Leaves Fall"p. 112
   Battle
      "Goeben ... An Enemy Then Flying"p. 137
      Liege and Alsacep. 163
      BEF to the Continentp. 194
      Sambre et Meusep. 206
      Debacle: Lorraine, Ardennes, Charleroi, Monsp. 231
      "The Cossacks Are Coming!"p. 263
      Tannenbergp. 290
      The Flames of Louvainp. 310
      Blue Water, Blockade, and the Great Neutralp. 325
      Retreatp. 341
      The Front Is Parisp. 373
      Von Kluck's Turnp. 395
      "Gentlemen, We Will Fight on the Marne"p. 413
      Afterwordp. 435
      Sourcesp. 441
   Notesp. 457
   Indexp. 491