Through German Eyes: The British and the Somme, 1916

Through German Eyes: The British and the Somme, 1916

by Christopher Duffy
     
 

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The 1916 Battle of the Somme is one of history’s bloodiest moments, with more than one million casualties in five months. Analyzing hitherto unknown archival material, including long-lost interviews of British POWs by German interrogators, historian Christopher Duffy paints a picture that will change your perception of the past. While the battle is often seen

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The 1916 Battle of the Somme is one of history’s bloodiest moments, with more than one million casualties in five months. Analyzing hitherto unknown archival material, including long-lost interviews of British POWs by German interrogators, historian Christopher Duffy paints a picture that will change your perception of the past. While the battle is often seen as a defeat for the British, for the first time the German perspective—such as their respect for the British forces and their own massive losses—is explored.

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ISBN-13:
9780753822029
Publisher:
Phoenix
Publication date:
09/01/2007
Series:
Phoenix Press Series
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
7.86(w) x 5.18(h) x 1.01(d)

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