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Somme Battlefields: A Comprehensive Guide from Crecy to the Two World Wars

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This is a guided tour of the most important battlefields of World War I. Martin Middlebrook's analysis and coverage of the day battles is divided into sections, each containing detailed military accounts, historical background and the memories of writers, poets and soldiers who fought at the Somme. The book also contains descriptions of places to visit on the way from the ...more
Unknown Binding, 400 pages
Published June 30th 1994 by Not Avail
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Een uitermate interessant naslagwerk, zeer getailleerd. Voor iedereen die wel eens in deze contreien geweest is krijgt iedere steen, iedere boom, elke straathoek, heuvel, of nog zichtbaar te vinden overblijfsel van een bomkrater, een naam. Een naam van mensen die aldaar geploeterd hebben in de modder, het bloed, de drek, terwijl ze zich ondertussen schoten en beschoten werden. Weinig boeken over de grote oorlog geven zo goed weer hoe nutteloos de bedachte strategieën in feite waren. Slechts enke ...more
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Martin Middlebrook (born 1932) is a British military historian and Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. Appointed Knight of the Order of the Belgian Crown in 2004.
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