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Author Warner, Philip

Title Passchendaele
Published Havertown : Pen and Sword, 2005


Description 1 online resource (302 pages)
Series Military Classics
Military classics.
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; List of Illustrations; 1 It Must Come to a Fight; 2 The Cockpit of Europe; 3 The Preliminary Rounds; 4 The Mines at Messines; 5 Everywhere Successful; 6 Did We Really Send Men to Fight in This?; 7 See You Again in Hell; 8 The Difficulties Were Greatly Underestimated; 9 The Focus of a Spider's Web; 10 The Supporters; 11 The Other Side of the Hill; 12 The View from the Trenches; 13 Hindsight; 14 Visiting the Battlefield Today; Select Bibliography; Index
Summary Nearly ninety years ago, on 31st July 1917, the small Belgian village of Passchendaele became the focus for one of the most gruelling, bloody and bizarre battles of World War 1. By 6th November, when Passchendaele village and the ridge were captured, over half a million British, French, Canadians, Australians, New Zealanders and Germans had become casualties. Philip Warner, the noted historian of twentieth-century warfare and the author of over fifty books on military history, many published by Pen and Sword, has skilfully brought together all the elements of this horrific campaign - the histo
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Ypres, 3rd Battle of, Ieper, Belgium, 1917.
Belgium -- Ieper
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781783837731