Mons 1914

Mons 1914

by David Lomas, Ed Dovey
     
 

The first major clash of the Great War, Mons came as a nasty shock to the Imperial German Army. Assured by their command that they would sweep the French and their British allies into the sea in a matter of weeks, they were stopped in their tracks at Mons by a numerically inferior British force. Eventually forced to fall back by overwhelming German numbers, the… See more details below

Overview

The first major clash of the Great War, Mons came as a nasty shock to the Imperial German Army. Assured by their command that they would sweep the French and their British allies into the sea in a matter of weeks, they were stopped in their tracks at Mons by a numerically inferior British force. Eventually forced to fall back by overwhelming German numbers, the British carried out a masterful fighting retreat across Belgium and Northern France.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781841761428
Publisher:
Osprey Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
07/25/2000
Series:
Trade Editions Series
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
7.25(w) x 9.74(h) x 0.35(d)

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