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The ironclads of Cambrai.

Author: Bryan Cooper
Publisher: London, Souvenir P., 1967.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book vividly describes the Battle of Cambrai through the eyes of those who actually took part. It traces the events that made the tank possible, and the efforts of a small band of pioneers responsible for what was perhaps the most important invention of the First World War and a major factor in the final victory"--Jacket.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bryan Cooper
OCLC Number: 2765163
Notes: Col. map on endpapers.
Description: 243 pages 12 plates (including portraits), maps 23 cm
Contents: The first victory --
Birth of the tank --
Baptism of fire --
The beginnings of the tank corps --
Plan of battle --
Dawn attack --
The big breakthrough --
Legend of Flesquieres Ridge --
The advance continues --
The second day --
Fights for Bourlon Ridge --
End of the attack --
Counter-stroke --
Return of the tanks --
Aftermath.

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"This book vividly describes the Battle of Cambrai through the eyes of those who actually took part. It traces the events that made the tank possible, and the efforts of a small band of pioneers responsible for what was perhaps the most important invention of the First World War and a major factor in the final victory"--Jacket.

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