Winning and losing on the Western Front the British Third Army and the defeat of Germany in 1918

The 'Hundred Days' campaign of 1918 remains a neglected aspect of the First World War. Why was the German army defeated on the Western Front? Did its morale collapse or was it beaten by the improved military effectiveness of a British army which had climbed a painful 'learning curve&#...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Boff, Jonathan
Format: eBook
Published: Cambridge Cambridge University Press 2012
Series:Cambridge military histories
Online Access:
Collection: Cambridge Books Online - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : "An unknown story"
  • "The advance to victory'
  • Manpower and training
  • Materialschlacht
  • Morale
  • British tactics : 'the true elixir'
  • The German tactical response
  • British operations and command
  • The failure of German command
  • Conclusion : Winning and losing on the Western Front