Battle Story: Cambrai 1917

Battle Story: Cambrai 1917

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Cambrai 1917 was the battle that sowed the seeds of future combined-arms tank and infantry warfare, while remaining a battle of singular drama in its own right. If you truly want to understand what happened and why - read Battle Story. Detailed profiles explore the background of the generals of the two opposing forces, as well as what made up the average German and British soldier First-person, contemporary sources bring the reader into the world of the Battle of Cambrai and show what it was like to be in the thick of battle Detailed maps highlight key points in the battle and the surrounding area Photographs place you on the front line of the unfolding action Orders of battle reveal the composition of the two opposing forces' army in detail Packed with fact boxes, this short introduction is the perfect way to explore this important battleshow more

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  • Hardback | 160 pages
  • 122 x 200 x 16mm | 299.37g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0752479776
  • 9780752479774
  • 568,370

About Chris McNab

CHRIS MCNAB is a freelance writer and historian, who has written a number of bestselling titles on the history of warfare and weaponry. His books include: The Machine Gun Story, The World War I Story, The World War II Story (all, The History Press) and The Somme 1916 (Pitkin Publishing). He lives just outside Swansea, more

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