Passchendaele: The Hollow Victory (Campaign Chronicles)

Passchendaele: The Hollow Victory (Campaign Chronicles)

Martin Marix Evans


Passchendaele is likely one of the so much evocative names linked to the nice warfare. For over eighty years, the conflict has epitomized unnecessary slaughter on an unbelievable scale. The naked information are surprising in themselves - the British, French and German armies suffered over part one million casualties among July and November 1917. Ever due to the fact that, just like hapless infantrymen suffering during the dust and the shellfire has come to symbolize the futility of trench conflict and the incompetence in their commanders. but, as Martin Marix Evans demonstrates during this gripping and perceptive reassessment, a few universal assumptions in regards to the process the conflict - and the ways that it used to be fought - are unsuitable and will be checked out back.

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