|TITLE:||Why Nations Go To War||AUTHOR:||Stoessinger, John G||PublicationInformation:||New York: St. Martinís Press, 1974.||Copies:||1||Language:||English||Status:||In Office Use Only||Location:||Historical Office||Subject:||Warfare and Military Histories||Annotation:||The author addresses six major international wars of the 20th century: World War I, World War II, Korea, Vietnam, India and Pakistan, and the Arab states and Israel.
He looks for answers to questions such as, when did the decision to go to war become irreversible. Who bore the responsibility and why? Could the disaster have been averted? In addition, did the six cases reveal some common truth about modern warfare?