Results 1-3 of 34
the enemy lines, so that all the Germans who could were keeping under cover;
equally, though, the sleet turned roads into ... already had possession of the old
German front line and therefore had the Hindenburg Line as their first objective, ...
alerted all along the Hindenburg Line. That night the Australian infantry went out
yet again, to lie in the snow waiting for the tanks. No tanks arrived. There is some
dispute on this point, but the Australian and German accounts agree that while ...
On 29 September Rawlinson sent five corps, including the Australians and two
American divisions he had under command, to attack the Hindenburg Line
between St Quentin and Cambrai. The assault was supported by 1 75 tanks and
by the ...
What people are saying - Write a review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - aadyer - LibraryThing
A difficult to access book that none the less has some real gems of both insight & fact. Broadly, sympathetic look @ command in the First World War, in particular, the group of Generals who had ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - RobertMosher - LibraryThing
Robin Neillands has written an interesting analytical study here on a number of the British generals of the First World War. Whether you agree with his conclusions are not, and it would seem at times ... Read full review
THE BACKGROUND TO THE WAR 18711914
THE TURN OF THE TIDE AND THE HUNDRED DAYS JuneNovember 1918 483
29 other sections not shown