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Passchendaele : a new history

Lloyd, Nick2017
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Between July and November 1917, in a small corner of Belgium, more than 500,000 men were killed or maimed, gassed or drowned - and many of the bodies were never found. The Ypres offensive represents the modern impression of the First World War: splintered trees, water-filled craters, muddy shell-holes. The climax was one of the worst battles of both world wars: Passchendaele. The village fell eventually, only for the whole offensive to be called off. But, as Nick Lloyd shows, notably through previously unexamined German documents, it put the Allies nearer to a major turning point in the war than we have ever imagined.
Main title:
Author:
Lloyd, Nick, author
Imprint:
UK : Penguin Books, 2017.
Collation:
xviii, 410 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white) ; 20 cm
Notes:
Originally published: London: Viking.Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780241970102 (pbk. :)
Local class:
940.431
Language:
English
BRN:
4230049
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