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Flesquières

Author: Jack Horsfall; Nigel Cave; Philippe Gorczynski
Publisher: Barnsley, South Yorkshire : L. Cooper, 2003.
Series: Battleground Europe.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Battle of Cambrai (20 November 1917 - 3 December 1917), a campaign of World War I, was noted for the first successful use of tanks. A second Battle of Cambrai took place between 8 October 1918 - 10 October 1918 as part of the Hundred Days Offensive and was a deciding factor in the eventual German defeat. Jack Horsfall covers the fighting west of Cambrai at Flesquières. His tours cover the ground extensively;  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Guidebooks
Military history
Tours
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Horsfall, Jack.
Flesquières.
Barnsley, South Yorkshire : L. Cooper, 2003
(DLC) 2004381923
(OCoLC)55220085
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Horsfall; Nigel Cave; Philippe Gorczynski
ISBN: 9781783460144 1783460148
OCLC Number: 854584346
Notes: "Cambrai"--Cover.
"Hindenburg Line"--Spine.
Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (192 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Setting the scene --
The attack on Flesquières --
Flesquières the salient, December 1917 --
The defense of Flesquières against the Kaiserschlacht, March 1918 --
The last battle, September 1918 --
Tour one: The 62nd (West Riding) Division's attack at Havrincourt --
Tour two: 71 Brigade's attack at Ribecourt --
Tour three: The 51st (Highland) Division's attack at Flesquières --
Tour four: The forming and the defense of the Flesquières salient --
Tour five: The last battle and the recapture of Flesquières, September 1918, in the 'Advance to victory'.
Series Title: Battleground Europe.
Responsibility: Jack Horsfall & Nigel Cave ; with the assistance of Philippe Gorczynski.

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