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Trial by gas : the British Army at the Second Battle of Ypres

Author: George H Cassar
Publisher: Lincoln, Nebraska : Potomac Books, an imprint of the University of Nebraska Press, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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World War I has long captured the macabre imagination for the seemingly willful manner in which nations sent their young men to die in droves while fighting over essentially the same patch of land  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George H Cassar
ISBN: 9781612346908 1612346901
OCLC Number: 881440982
Description: xvii, 305 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Ypres, the Salient and the defending V Corps Divisions --
Weapon of horror --
The withdrawal and close of the Battle of St. Julien, 1-4 May --
Interlude, 4-7 May --
The Battle of Frezenberg Ridge, 8 May --
The Battle of Frezenberg Ridge, 9-12 May --
The Battle of Frezenberg Ridge, 13 May --
The The Battle of Bellewaarde Ridge, 24-25 May --
Retrospect.
Other Titles: British Army at the Second Battle of Ypres
Responsibility: George H. Cassar.

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"This is a very good account of one of the most desperate fights of the Great War."--A.A./I>--A.A. Nofi "Strategy Page " -This is a very good account of one of the most desperate fights of the Great Read more...

 
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