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Got inspired by Anzac Day and it seemed appropriate. The other books in this series have been quite heavy going. This was a bit dry too, and it’s really only a once-over-lightly look, but it cleared up a few confusing points. It was also good to read a reasonably unbiased account which looked closely at the Turkish side of things too. Also interesting to read about the Middle East and Caucasus campaigns, which usually get forgotten in the Gallipoli hysteria. Like with most publications about WWI ...more
Edward J. Erickson is a retired regular U.S. Army officer at the Marine Corps University and is an authority on the Ottoman Army during World War I, a subject on which he has written widely. Erickson is also an associate of International Research Associates, Seattle, Washington.
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