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How the war was won : command and technology in the British Army on the western front, 1917-1918 / Tim Travers.

Author/Creator:
Travers, Timothy., author.
Publication:
London ; New York : Routledge, 1992.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (263 p.)
Subjects:
World War, 1914-1918 -- Technology.
Great Britain. Army. British Expeditionary Force -- History -- World War, 1914-1918.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This important and sometimes controversial book explains what part the British Expeditionary Force played in bringing the First World War to an end. Travers focuses on the themes of command and technology, drawing on a wide range of sources.
Contents:
Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of plates; List of maps; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; Introduction; Prologue: Images of war; PARALYSIS OF COMMAND: FROM PASSCHENDAELE TO CAMBRAI; A COMMAND DIVIDED: GHQ AND THE DEBATE OVER TRADITIONAL VERSUS MECHANICAL WARFARE IN EARLY 1918; CRISIS IN COMMAND: THE GERMAN SPRING OFFENSIVES AND THE USES OF TECHNOLOGY; : The Lys and the Aisne, April to June 1918; COMMAND AND TECHNOLOGY IN ALLIANCE: FROM HAMEL TO AMIENS, JULY TO AUGUST 1918; COMMAND VERSUS TECHNOLOGY: THE WAR OF MOVEMENT, SEPTEMBER TO NOVEMBER 1918; CONCLUSION; Appendix
Order of battle of the French troops which came to the assistance of the Fifth Army up to 26 March 1918Notes; Select bibliography; Printed sources; Secondary sources; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 220-225) and index.
ISBN:
0-429-23128-8
1-134-90269-7
1-280-10839-8
0-203-41741-0
0-203-31071-3
OCLC:
191031549
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9780203417416 doi
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