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Title 1917 : beyond the Western Front / edited by Ian F.W. Beckett
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 179 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series History of warfare, 1385-7827 ; v. 54
History of warfare ; v. 54
Contents Planning for the endgame : the Central Powers, September 1916-April 1917 / Lawrence Sondhaus -- Generalship and mass surrender during the Italian defeat at Caporetto / Vanda Wilcox -- 'Weary waiting is hard indeed' : the Grand Fleet after Jutland / Nick Hewitt -- Counting unrest : physical manifestations of unrest and their relationship to Admiralty perception / Laura Rowe -- Climax in the Baltic : the German maritime offensive in the Gulf of Riga in October 1917 / Eric Grove -- Command, strategy and the battle for Palestine, 1917 / Matthew Hughes -- The Army in India in Mesopotamia from 1916 to 1918 : tactics, technology and logistics reconsidered / Kaushik Roy -- War comes to the fields : sacrifice, localism and ploughing up the English countryside in 1917 / Keith Grieves
Summary In the fourth year of the Great War, the growing military, political, social and economic costs hit all existing belligerents while as yet uncommitted states joined the global conflict. For states as yet uncommitted to war, such as the US and China, 1917 was a year of decision. This title illustrates the crucial significance of this pivotal year
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject World War, 1914-1918.
Form Electronic book
Author Beckett, I. F. W. (Ian Frederick William)
LC no. 2008033148
ISBN 1282400363
9047424700 (electronic bk.)
9789047424703 (electronic bk.)
(hbk. ; alk. paper)
(hbk. ; alk. paper)
Other Titles Beyond the Western Front