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Le Cateau: 26 August 1914 (Battleground Europe)
Le Cateau (26-27 August 1914) was the second major action fought by the BEF in the Great War. His men exhausted after fighting at Mons and by the subsequent speedy retreat, Lieutenant-General Horace Smith-Dorrien (commanding II Corps) decided that he had to make a stand in the vicinity of Le Cateau.There his men took on elements of four German corps in an action that ...more
Paperback, 248 pages
Published March 26th 2008 by Pen & Sword Books
(first published March 2008)
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Good, detailed look at this WWI battle. It has fine maps, pictures, and and driving tours at the end. One thing I especially liked was that the author mentioned where any soldier who was killed in the narration has his burial site listed. Sadly, many have no known grave.