The Nivelle Offensive and the Battle of the Aisne 1917, a Battlefield Guide to the Chemin Des Dames


The publisher has built an outstanding catalogue of battlefield 
guides and 2016 marked an expansion as part of the centenary events 
marking WWI. This book is a very worthy addition and provides 
excellent illustration and clear concise text. Essential companion 
on a battlefield visit.

 

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NAME: The Nivelle Offensive and the Battle of the Aisne 1917, a 
Battlefield Guide to the Chemin Des Dames
FILE: R2374
AUTHOR:  Andrew Uffindell
PUBLISHER: Pen & Sword
BINDING: soft back 
PAGES:  197
PRICE: £14.99
GENRE: Non Fiction
SUBJECT: WWI, World War 1, The Great War, First World War, World War 
One, Battles of the Aisne, BEF, French Army, German Army, fighting, 
terrain, Paris
ISBN: 1-78303-034-8
IMAGE: B2374.jpg
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DESCRIPTION: The publisher has built an outstanding catalogue of 
battlefield guides and 2016 marked an expansion as part of the 
centenary events marking WWI. This book is a very worthy addition and 
provides excellent illustration and clear concise text. Essential 
companion on a battlefield visit.

One of the features of WWI on the Western Front was the number of 
battles fought over the same ground through the conflict there. The 
three Battles of the Aisne featured the British in the first, 1914, 
and third, 1918, where the BEF was heavily engaged. The second battle 
in 1917 was a French failure. This book is the first English language 
publication to provide a complete and in-depth guide to the battlefield.

The fact that three battles were fought on the same ground demonstrates 
the importance of this terrain. Across the three battles, there were 
significant changes in technology and tactics, making this a rewarding 
subject for study.

For those planning to visit the Aisne, this is an essential review that 
contains all of the detail to make the greatest benefit of a visit.

The unusual terrain shaped the battles and this is presented in an 
understandable manner that makes sense of the history.