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Verdun and the battles for its possession.

Verdun and the battles for its possession.

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Published by Michelin in Clermont-Ferrand .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesIllustrated Michelin guides to the battle-fields (1914-1918)
ContributionsMichelin.
The Physical Object
Pagination112p. :
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21330176M

Battles & campaigns BIC Classification 3 First World War Library Subject 1 Verdun, Battle of, Verdun, France, Library Subject 2 Verdun (France) - History, Military - 20th century Academic Subject 1 World War I Dewey Classification /Category: Books.   Hello, Ive just come back from a visit of Verdun. The place made such an impact on me that I feel the need to know more. Ive studied the Somme much more than the French battles, and would very much like to expand my knowledge of this area of the war. If anyone has any suggestions, please post the.

Although British historians have always seen Verdun as a one-year battle designed by the German chief of staff to bleed France white, Mosier's careful analysis of the German plans reveals a much more abstract and theoretical approach. Our understanding of Verdun has long been mired in myths, false assumptions, propaganda, and distortions. Although British historians have always seen Verdun as a one-year battle designed by the German chief of staff to bleed France white, Mosier’s careful analysis of the German plans reveals a much more abstract and theoretical approach. Our understanding of Verdun has long been mired in myths, false assumptions, propaganda, and distortions.

Then there is Jankowski’s VERDUN: The Longest Battle of the Great War. Unlike Mosier, he does not claim the battle lasted from to , but actually covered the actual battle of Both Mosier and Jankowski include a long detail bibliography, but it is clear that only the latter actually read all those books and documents/5(67). Please join us for a presentation and booksigning by John Mosier celebrating the publication of his new book, VERDUN: The Lost History of the Most Important Battle of World War I, Alongside Waterloo and Gettysburg, the Battle of Verdun during the First World War stands as one history’s greatest clashes. Yet it is also one of the most complex and misunderstood, in a.


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Siege of —InVerdun offered a more stubborn resistance. When the Saxon troops, ab in number, appeared to the east of the town, the garrison of the latter comprised only 1, regular troops, including fifty artillerymen, 2, “mobiles” (newly levied men) and 1, men of the National Sedentary Guard, while its armament consisted of twenty mortars.

Bygone Pilgrimage. Verdun and the Battles for Its Possession an Illustrated Guide to the Battlefields book. Read reviews from world’s largest /5. Verdun-sur-Meuse, France, Europe Place printed Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, United States, North and Central America Date Description Michelin Illustrated Guides to the Battlefields (): Verdun and the Battles for its Possession.

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VERDUN and the Battles for its Possession An Illustrated Guide to the Battlefields £ £ Postwar Michelin guide to one of the Great War’s bloodiest and most concentrated battlefields – Verdun in – perhaps the longest battle of all time in which the French reeled under the German attack, but then fought back.

On Februmore than 1, guns around an eight-mile perimeter opened fire. It was the sort of drenching shellstorm that would distinguish the battle.

Verdun did act as a “suction cup. Thought-provoking, erudite, and game-changing. While this is not a book meant for the casual reader (though it is accessibly written), it is an important work. It covers both the terrible times of WW 1 and the various stages of the battles for Verdun, yet /5.

A museum that seeks to understand American history through the lens of the African American experience. Battle of Verdun, (February 21–Decem ), World War I engagement in which the French repulsed a major German offensive.

It was one of the longest, bloodiest, and most-ferocious battles of the war; French casualties amounted to aboutGerman ones to aboutSomewere killed. Verdun, Battle of French soldiers. Verdun and the Battles for Its Possession Series Title: Illustrated Michelin Guides to the Battle-Fields ( ) Language: English: LoC Class: DC: History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: France, Andorra, Monaco: LoC Class: D History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: World War I () Subject: Verdun, Battle of, Verdun, France.

The battle of Verdun () Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original Pages: The Battle of Verdun (French: Bataille de Verdun [bataj də vɛʁdœ̃]; German: Schlacht um Verdun [ʃlaxt ʔʊm ˈvɛɐ̯dœ̃]), was fought from 21 February to 18 December on the Western Front in France.

The battle was the longest of the First World War and took place on the hills north of German 5th Army attacked the defences of the Fortified Region of Location: Région Fortifiée de Verdun (RFV). Fillaskviews. Battlefield S6/E5 - Campaign in the Balkans.

- Duration: Vasile Iuga 2, views. Spanish Flu historical documentary | Swine. Jankowski's book offers a model history of warfare." —Philip Jenkins, Books & Culture "Paul Jankowski's Verdun is a great book, truly a masterwork of modern literature.

On a much studied event (25 percent of all the many French books on World War I have been about the battle of Verdun), he has given us a work of rare originality and : Oxford University Press.

Probably the first guide book in English to appear about Verdun was the Michelin Guide Verdun and the battles for its possession (Michelin Tyre Co ). This book was reprinted by & Sons of Eastingwold, York, England in and is available from most Military Booksellers. Christina Holstein, a locally based battlefield guide and.

-French turned back the Germans but were exhausted so France was never a major factor in the war after Verdun-one of the most catastrophic battles. Poilu-French-"hairy one" Tommies. British. Hun, Fritz, Boche. Germans. Doughboys. Americans. The Battle of.

The Battle of Verdun in was the longest single battle of World War One. The casualties from Verdun and the impact the battle had on the French Army was a primary reason for the British starting the Battle of the Somme in July in an effort to take German pressure off of the French at Verdun.In fact, says historian John Mosier, from the very beginning of the war until the armistice inno fewer than eight distinct battles were waged for the possession of Verdun.

4 out of 5 stars A good book ruined by its reader.These conflicts are largely unknown, even in France, owing to the obsessive secrecy of the French high command and its energetic propaganda campaign to fool the world into thinking that the war on the Western Front was a steady series of German checks and gh British historians have always seen Verdun as a one-year battle designed.