An Officer's Manual of the Western Front 1914-1918

An Officer's Manual of the Western Front 1914-1918

by Stephen Bull
     
 

The Great War was a ferment of new ideas and weapons, from gas and flame throwers to super-heavy artillery, concrete bunkers, tanks, and aircraft. Meanwhile, older methods, such as machine guns and armor, were deployed in innovative ways. All these developments were documented in contemporary publications and manuals. This compendium of extracts and illustrations

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Overview

The Great War was a ferment of new ideas and weapons, from gas and flame throwers to super-heavy artillery, concrete bunkers, tanks, and aircraft. Meanwhile, older methods, such as machine guns and armor, were deployed in innovative ways. All these developments were documented in contemporary publications and manuals. This compendium of extracts and illustrations covers the trench experience, giving not only a popular nostalgic view of the “war to end wars,” but a rounded picture of how it was.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781844860722
Publisher:
Conway
Publication date:
09/01/2009
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.20(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Stephen Bull is the Curator of the Museum of Lancashire in Preston. He has written two major volumes on arms and armor and best-selling volumes on trench warfare and World War II infantry tactics.

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