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Inhaltsangabe: Jack Sheldon's latest book in his acclaimed `German Army' series concentrates on German aspects of the bitter battle of Cambrai November/December 1917. Making full use of primary source material he first covers the defensive battle 20 - 29 November followed by the counter-attack which saw the German Army regain not only most of the ground lost and more besides. Flesquières Ridge and other battles for key terrain, including Bourlon Wood, are described in detail as are the controversial interventions of Ludendorf, criticised by Crown Prince Rupprecht. But the experiences of the fighting man will be of most interest to many.
Inhaltsangabe: The German Army at Cambrai This latest 'German Army' book by Jack Sheldon covers a shorter (three week) timeframe than his earlier works. After an introductory chapter tracing the development of the Hindenburg Line, the author concentrates on German aspects of the bitterly fought battle of Cambrai from 20 November to 6 December 1917.rnrnThe narrative splits easily into two parts. First the defensive battle 20 - 29 Novembe... Full description
Buchbeschreibung Barnsley, Pen & Sword, 2009. 16 cm x 24 cm. XIV, 338 pages. Original Hardcover with original dustjacket. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear. Out of print. Includes for example the following essays: The Flanders Sanatorium, 20 November 1917 - First Clash, 20 November 1917 - The Attack Continues, The Battle for Bourlon Ridge, A Counter-Attack is Planned, and December 1917 - Hopes Dashed. Maps include for example:- Havrincourt Defences, Bourlon Area, and The Cambrai Battlefield. Artikel-Nr. 75519AB