The Belgian town of Ypres is now synonymous with the tragedy of the First World War. The First and Second Battles of Ypres saw some of the bloodiest fighting during the early days of the war, as well as the first use of poison gas by the Germans. If you want to understand what happened and why - read Battle Story. Key profiles explore the British and German soldiers who faced each other across the frontline Rare diary extracts reveal what it was really like to live in the trenches and fight across No Man's Land Dramatic photographs place you on the frontline of the unfolding action Orders of Battle detail the composition of the opposing forces' armies Packed with fact boxes, this short introduction is the perfect way to start exploring these important battles
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(230mm x 130mm x 20mm)
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Author Biography - William Fowler
WILLIAM E. FOWLER began a career in the early 1970s in journalism and publishing focussing on current affairs, defence technology and military history. In the early 1980s, Fowler was a researcher at the Royal United Services Institute, and in Whitehall closely involved in the analysis and coverage of Operation Corporate in the Falklands campaign. He is the author of over 30 books covering military equipment and conflicts.