Download e-book for iPad: Changing War: The British Army, the Hundred Days Campaign by Gary Sheffield,Peter Gray

By Gary Sheffield,Peter Gray

In 1918, the British Expeditionary strength (BEF) performed a serious function in defeating the German military and therefore profitable the 1st international warfare. This 'Hundred Days' crusade (August to November 1918) used to be the best sequence of land victories in British army heritage. 1918 additionally observed the construction of the Royal Air strength, the world's first autonomous air provider, from the Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Naval Air provider. until eventually lately, British histories of the 1st global warfare have tended to be aware of the sooner battles of 1916 and 1917 and sometimes underplayed this very important period.

Changing War fills this important hole in our wisdom via supplying in-depth examinations of key features of the operations of the British military, the Royal Air strength and its antecedents within the climactic 12 months of the 1st international struggle. Written through a bunch of confirmed historians and rising students it sheds mild not just on 1918, yet at the innovative adjustments in battle that happened at that time.

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