Hundred Days: The Campaign That Ended World War I

Hundred Days: The Campaign That Ended World War I

Nick Lloyd


In the overdue summer season of 1918, after 4 lengthy years of mindless, stagnant battling, the Western entrance erupted. The sour four-month fight that ensued—known because the Hundred Days Campaign—saw a few of the bloodiest and such a lot ferocious wrestle of the good warfare, because the Allies grimly labored to wreck the stalemate within the west and finish the clash that had decimated Europe.

In Hundred Days, acclaimed army historian Nick Lloyd leads readers into the endgame of global warfare I, exhibiting how the well timed arrival of yank males and materiel—as good because the bravery of French, British, and Commonwealth soldiers—helped to show the tide at the Western entrance. a lot of those battle-hardened troops had continued years of terror within the trenches, clinging to their unravel via poison-gas assaults and fruitless attacks throughout no man’s land. ultimately, in July 1918, they and their American allies did the most unlikely: they back flow to the western theater. utilizing shock assaults, cutting edge artillery strategies, and swarms of tanks and airplane, they driven the Germans out in their trenches and compelled them again to their ultimate bastion: the Hindenburg Line, an impressive community of dugouts, barbed cord, and pillboxes. After a big attack, the Allies broke via, racing towards the Rhine and forcing Kaiser Wilhelm II to sue for peace.

An epic story starting from the ravaged fields of Flanders to the innovative streets of Berlin, Hundred Days remembers the bravery and sacrifice that eventually silenced the weapons of Europe.

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