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    Germany's Western Front: Translations from the German Official History of the Great War, 1915 (Germany's Western Front) (Hardback) Edited by Mark Osborne Humphries, Edited by John Maker

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    DescriptionThis multi-volume series in seven parts is the first English-language translation of 'Der Weltkrieg', the German official history of the First World War. Originally produced between 1925 and 1944 using classified archival records that were destroyed in the aftermath of the Second World War, Der Weltkrieg is the untold story of Germanys experience on the Western front, in the words of its official historians, making it vital to the study of the war and official memory in Weimar and Nazi Germany. Although exciting new sources have recently been uncovered in former Soviet archives, this work remains the basis of future scholarship. It is essential reading for any scholar, graduate student, or enthusiast of the Great War. This volume, the first of the series to appear in print, focuses on 1915, the first year of trench warfare. For the first time in the history of warfare, poison gas was used against French and Canadian troops at Ypres. Meanwhile, conflict raged in the German High Command over the political and military direction of the war. The year 1915 also set the stage for the bloodbath at Verdun and sealed the fate of the German Supreme Commander, Erich von Falkenhayn. This is the official version of that story.


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    Title
    Germany's Western Front
    Subtitle
    Translations from the German Official History of the Great War, 1915
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Mark Osborne Humphries, Edited by John Maker
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 413
    Width: 155 mm
    Height: 230 mm
    Thickness: 33 mm
    Weight: 666 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781554580514
    ISBN 10: 155458051X
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15500
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.4
    BIC E4L: WAR
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DFG
    BIC subject category V2: HBLW, HBJD
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JJF
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    BIC subject category V2: HBWN
    Ingram Theme: CULT/GERMNY
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Subject Code: HM
    Libri: I-HM
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 19
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    BISAC V2.8: HIS014000
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/PREWWI
    DC22: 940.4144
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027090
    Abridged Dewey: 943
    LC classification: DD
    BIC subject category V2: 1DFG, 3JJF
    BISAC region code: 1.3.2.0.0.0.0
    Thema V1.0: NHWR5, NHD
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Illustrations note
    b/w maps
    Publisher
    Wilfrid Laurier University Press
    Imprint name
    Wilfrid Laurier University Press
    Publication date
    09 June 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Waterloo, Ontario
    Table of contents
    The Question of the War's Centre of Gravity in January; The Campaign in the West to the Middle of April; The Situation of the Central Powers in May; The Western Front from the Middle of April to the Beginning of August; Conducting the Multi-Front War in the Summer of 1915; The Military Situation in the Middle of September; The Western Front From Mid-August to the Beginning of the Autumn Offensive; The Autumn Offensive in the Artois & Champagne; The Events Until the End of the Year; The Central Powers Situation at the End of 1915.