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To Verdun from the Somme

Brittain, Harry Sir

To Verdun from the Somme

an Anglo American glimpse of the great advance

by Brittain, Harry Sir

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Published by John Lane, John Lane company in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Harry E. Brittain, with an introduction by James M. Beck.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS44 .B8
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 142 p.
    Number of Pages142
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6597488M
    LC Control Number17012615
    OCLC/WorldCa5143341

    --purpose was to take the pressure off of French at Verdun-the mastermind: Sir Douglas Haig-planned for May (), postponed until June-final days of June: 7 days straight of shelling-Shelling: soften German lines for British attack and to destroy barbed wire-suddenly stopped and went 'over the top' and began to walk in NML-Germans mowed them down. In this book, the Minifig Soldiers with high quality printed uniform designs, and equipped with a wide range of custom 3D printed headgear, weapons and accessories enter the war. Together with field artillery and machine guns, trenches and battlefields, this book charts the Great War from the beginning to Verdun and the Somme, from to

    The Battle of Verdun and The Battle of the Somme expand details on events in revealed in the first book. Highly recommended!! Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. See all reviews from Australia. Top international reviews Translate all reviews to English. Hotrao. out of 5 stars interessante/5(7). Grandes Batailles: La bataille de la Somme: , l'offensive alliée qui a sauvé Verdun by Antoine Baudry, Julien Wilmart, et al. | 30 Jun Unknown Binding.

    This book is perfect if all you care about is the extreme minute details of the battle or as the author authors describes battles of Verdun. the author spent about 2 hours of this book describing IN EXTREME DETAIL every facet of french artillery. I go to a military college and consider myself a history buff but this book was too much for me.   The Battles of Somme and Verdun each ended over years ago. However, the lasting scars of these battles, which, combined, took over 1 million lives, still are here today. They are estimated to be two of the biggest, if not the biggest battles i.


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Jankowski's book offers a model history of warfare." —Philip Jenkins, Books & Culture "Paul Jankowski's Verdun is a great book, truly a masterwork of modern literature. On a much studied event (25 percent of all the many French books on World War I have been about the battle of Verdun), he has given us a work of rare originality and : Oxford University Press.

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