World War I for iPad by Alpha History (iPad)
Released: Dec 9, 2011
Version: 1.4
Size: 123 MB
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World War I for iPad

Alpha History
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World War I (1914-18) set alight a continent, scarred a generation and shaped a century. Now, you can experience the turmoil and transformation of the Great War, right on your iPad.

World War I for iPad contains 36 chapters, written especially for this app by Alpha History authors and qualified historians (no public domain or Wikipedia content).

Chapter list:
1. Introduction
2. Germany
3. Britain
4. France
5. Russia
6. Austria-Hungary
7. Ottoman Empire
8. United States
9. Kaiser Wilhelm II
10. Nationalism
11. Imperialism
12. Alliances
13. Militarism
14. The Balkans
15. Assassination in Sarajevo
16. The July Crisis
17. The Schlieffen Plan
18. Western Front
19. Trench warfare
20. Eastern Front
21. Gallipoli
22. Italian Front
23. Global war
24. Military commanders
25. Naval and air war
26. Weapons
27. Chemical weapons
28. Total war
29. Opposition to the war
30. War poetry
31. Russian Revolution
32. US enters the war
33. Germany capitulates
34. Treaty of Versailles
35. A new Europe
36. Human cost of war

Each chapter contains an audio reading of the text, so you can read along or use World War I for iPad as an audiobook. Chapters also feature great graphics and cartoons, hand-picked for their historical value. There is also a great range of support material, including embedded videos, a comprehensive timeline and glossary, a collection of quotations and a 'strange but true' trivia section. And if that's not enough, you can test your knowledge of World War I with eight interactive crosswords and eight multiple-choice quizzes!

World War I for iPad is ideal for casual readers or as an e-textbook for students across a range of levels, including:

- Middle and high school History courses
- IB, AP and other diploma-level History courses (US)
- GSCE and A-level (UK)
- VCE, HSC and other Australian courses
- undergraduate or college students seeking an accessible introduction to the Great War

Stay tuned in 2014 for more great History apps from Alpha History.

What's new in version 1.4
Fix bug in scrolling menu
Fix bug with Youtube videos
Add six new crosswords
Add four new multiple choice quizzes
Minor changes to text
Our verdict: Ok
  • + World War I for iPad is an ok, 3.5-star app.
  • + It is currently 50% off its regular price.
  • + The app is also at the lowest price we've seen.
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