An Officer's Manual of the Western Front 1914-1918
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Officer's Manual of the Western Front 1914-1918 by Stephen Bull
Book DescriptionMany people have the idea that the 'Great War' on the Western Front was simple, if ghastly, to fight - with few tactics, and unbroken, monotonous, trench lines as the main feature of the battlefield. In such a scenario soldiers with rifles and bayonets charging each other in blind obedience to stupid repetitious orders are imagined as archetypal of battle. Though undeniably bloody the war was in fact a ferment of new ideas and new weapons. Gas, flame throwers, super-heavy artillery, concrete bunkers, tanks, aircraft and other innovations were all introduced, whilst older notions such as barbed wire, machine guns and armour took on a new lease of life.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781844860722
(185mm x 125mm x 20mm)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 20-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Drawing upon eyewitness battlefield reports, this study assesses the technical performance and combat record of these redoubtable and influential German machine guns, and their strengths and limitations in a variety of battlefield roles.
Old Front Line, Hardback (August 2014)
Now that the last veterans are gone, the First World War is now a completely historical subject-governed by archaeology and genealogy, battlefield tourism and military history.
Trench, Paperback (May 2014)» View all books by Stephen Bull
Tells the history of the trenches, drawing on the renowned resources and photographic collection of the Imperial War Museums, providing an insight into trench warfare on the Western Front.
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Author Biography - Stephen Bull
Dr Stephen Bull is the Curator of the Museum of Lancashire in Preston. He has written two major volumes on arms and armour and bestselling volumes on Trench Warfare and World War II Infantry Tactics. He lives in Preston.
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