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Winning and Losing on the Western Front : the British Third Army and the Defeat of Germany in 1918.

Author: Jonathan Boff
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Series: Cambridge military histories.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An innovative study revealing how both sides adapted to the changing realities of the final months on the Western Front.
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Boff, Jonathan.
Winning and Losing on the Western Front : The British Third Army and the Defeat of Germany in 1918.
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Boff
ISBN: 9781139528696 1139528696 9781139162555 1139162551 9781139526302 1139526308 9781107024281 1107024285
OCLC Number: 804664897
Awards: Winner of British Army Military Book of the Year Award 2013
Description: 1 online resource (310 pages).
Contents: Cover; Winning and Losing on the Western Front; Title; Copyright; Contents; Maps; Plates; Figures; Tables; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Maps; Introduction: 'an unknown story'; 1: The advance to victory; 2: Manpower and training; 3: Materialschlacht; 4: Morale; 5: British tactics: 'the true elixir'; 6: The German tactical response; 7: British operations and command; 8: The failure of German command; Conclusion: winning and losing on the Western Front; Bibliography; UNPUBLISHED PRIMARY MATERIAL; (i) OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS; (ii) PRIVATE PAPERS; PUBLISHED PRIMARY MATERIAL. (I) OFFICIAL PUBLISHED MATERIAL(ii) DIARIES, MEMOIRS, UNIT HISTORIES; LATER WORKS; (i) ARTICLES AND CHAPTERS; (ii) BOOKS; (iii) THESES; Index.
Series Title: Cambridge military histories.
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