The Battle of Verdun / Alan Axelrod.

By: Axelrod, Alan, 1952- [author.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Guilford, Connecticut : Lyons Press, an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield, [2016]Copyright date: �2016Description: ix, 310 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781493018604; 1493018604Subject(s): Verdun, Battle of, Verdun, France, 1916Additional physical formats: Online version:: Battle of Verdun.DDC classification: 940.4/272 LOC classification: D545.V3 | A94 2016
Contents:
Prologue: The presence of Verdun -- Grand illusion -- The death boom -- The generals -- First blood -- Blood judgment -- The matter is serious -- The guns of february -- Los! -- Driant's last stand -- The third day -- Imperfect storm -- The fall of Fort Douaumont -- "Now everything is going to be all right" -- Reversals of fortune -- Fight for a dead man -- "They shall not pass!" -- A regular hell -- "The first offensive Battle of Verdun" -- Epilogue.
Scope and content: "Called 'the worst battle in history' by military historian Sir Alistair Horne, the Battle of Verdun took place from February 21 through December 18, 1916, making 2016 the 100th anniversary of this major battle in the war to end all wars"--
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 294-301) and index.

Prologue: The presence of Verdun -- Grand illusion -- The death boom -- The generals -- First blood -- Blood judgment -- The matter is serious -- The guns of february -- Los! -- Driant's last stand -- The third day -- Imperfect storm -- The fall of Fort Douaumont -- "Now everything is going to be all right" -- Reversals of fortune -- Fight for a dead man -- "They shall not pass!" -- A regular hell -- "The first offensive Battle of Verdun" -- Epilogue.

"Called 'the worst battle in history' by military historian Sir Alistair Horne, the Battle of Verdun took place from February 21 through December 18, 1916, making 2016 the 100th anniversary of this major battle in the war to end all wars"--

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