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World War I trench warfare. 1, 1914-16

Author: Stephen Bull; Adam Hook
Publisher: Oxford : Osprey, 2003.
Series: Elite, 78.
Edition/Format:   Book   Microform : Microfiche : English : ReprintView all editions and formats
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The years from 1914 to 1918 saw a whole series of complex and rapid changes in infantry tactics, which fundamentally altered the way wars had been fought for 150 years. This study describes the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Bull; Adam Hook
ISBN: 1841761974 9781841761978
OCLC Number: 634728941
Description: 64 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme, Karten.
Contents: Open field warfare in 1914 - archaic tactics of infantry, cavalry and short range field artillery * The triumph of firepower & the cost of open field tactics - the Mame and Tannenberg * Digging in - the early trench systems, 1915 * Development of weapons and minor tactics 1915-16 - machine guns, trench mortars, grenades, sniping, gas, helmets & armour, new artillery * Increased sophistication of trench systems - support and reserve lines, deep dug-outs * Attempts to break the trench deadlock - the battles of Loos and Verdun.
Series Title: Elite, 78.
Responsibility: Stephen Bull ; illustrated by Adam Hook.

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