To comprehend and chronicle the sheer scale of the conflict on the Western Front demands a book of similar scope. Now, published for the centenary of the start of World War I in August 2014, here is that book. More than merely a chronological account of the fighting, The Western Front Companion is an astonishingly comprehensive and forensic anatomy of how and why the armies fought, of their weapons, equipment, and tactics, for over four long and bloody years, on a battlefield stretching from the Belgian coast to the Swiss frontier--a distance of 450 miles.
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Mark Adkin, a former army officer, is the author of several books on military history.Review:
"It's all here -- maps of the battles, pen portraits of the key commanders and expert analysis of the military strategy, as well as a host of extraordinary anecdotes. . . . The design is a model of clarity, the production first class, the attention to detail exemplary. In short, it's a triumph." (Daily Mail (UK) 2013-12-30)
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