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Passchendaele-The Hollow Victory (Kindle)

WWI Ypres Passchendaele 1917

By Martin Marix Evans
Imprint: Pen & Sword Military
Series: Campaign Chronicles
File Size: 9.0 MB (.mobi)
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9781783405985
eBook Released: 1st August 2007

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Passchendaele is one of the most evocative names associated with the Great War. For over 80 years, the battle has epitomized pointless slaughter on an unimaginable scale. The bare statistics are shocking in themselves - the British, French and German armies suffered over half a million casualties between July and November 1917. Ever since, the image of hapless soldiers struggling through the mud and the shellfire has come to represent the futility of trench warfare and the incompetence of their commanders. Yet, as Martin Marix Evans demonstrates in this gripping and perceptive reassessment, some common assumptions about the course of the battle - and the ways in which it was fought - are mistaken and should be looked at again.

Recommended for any student of the Western Front.

Read the complete review here.

Roads To The Great War Blog

Evans does a fine job of creating an unbiased account of the battle and putting it into the overall context of World War One. This is no mean feat.

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