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World War I companion

Author: Matthias Strohn
Publisher: Oxford : Osprey, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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World War I changed the face of the 20th century. For four long years the major European powers, later joined by America, fought in a life or death struggle that would topple the crowned heads of Europe and redraw the map of the Continent. It was a conflict unparalleled in its scale, which in turn fueled devastatingly rapid developments in military technology, technique and innovation as the belligerent powers  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Matthias Strohn
ISBN: 9781782001881 1782001883
OCLC Number: 913857152
Description: 272 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten
Contents: Chapter 1 Allied leadership and coalition strategy - Michael Neiberg Chapter 2 German operational thought - Thorsten Loch Chapter 3 Ad Hoc: The Expansion of the British Army 1914-17 - Bruce Gudmundsson Chapter 4 World War I Aviation: From reconnaissance to the modern air campaign - James S. Corum Chapter 5 The Naval War 1914-18: A Global Perspective - Michael Epkenhans Chapter 6 The French Army between Tradition and Modernity: weaponry, tactics and soldiers 1914-18 - Francois Cochet Chapter 7 German tactical effectiveness in World War I - Matthias Strohn Chapter 8 The rollercoaster of Austria-Hungary's World War I experience - Lothar Hobelt Chapter 9 The Tsarist Army on the Eastern Front - Stephen Walsh Chapter 10 ANZACs and the Super-Soldier Myth: the troublesome path to tactical effectiveness among Haig's Dominion shock troops, 1916-17 - Andrew MacDonald Chapter 11 T. E. Lawrence, the Arab Revolt and developments in desert warfare, 1916-18 - David Murphy Chapter 12 Stubborn as an Old Mule: The American Experience of the Western Front - Andrew Wiest Chapter 13 Ukraine 1918 - Peter Lieb
Responsibility: ed. by Matthias Strohn.

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