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The last battle : endgame on the Western Front, 1918
The last battle : endgame on the Western Front, 1918
Hart, Peter (Historian)2018
Articles
By August 1918, the outcome of the Great War was not in doubt: the Allies would win. But what was unclear was how this defeat would play out - would the Germans hold on, prolonging the fighting deep into 1919, with the loss of hundreds of thousands more young lives, or could the war be won in 1918? In 'The Last Battle', Peter Hart, author of 'Gallipoli' and 'The Great War', and oral historian at the Imperial War Museum, brings to life the dramatic final weeks of the war, as men fought to secure victory, with survival seemingly only days, or hours away. Drawing on the experience of both generals and ordinary soldiers, and dwelling with equal weight on strategy, tactics and individual experience, this is a powerful and detailed account of history's greatest endgame.
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Imprint:
London : Profile Books, 2018.
Collation:
x, 453 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white) ; 24 cm
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781781254820 (hbk)
Dewey class:
940.434940.434 HAR
Language:
English
BRN:
2612770
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