The Greater War: Other Combatants and Other Fronts, 1914-1918 (Studies in Military and Strategic History)

The Greater War: Other Combatants and Other Fronts, 1914-1918 (Studies in Military and Strategic History)

By: Jonathan Krause (editor)Paperback

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The Greater War is an international history of the First World War. Comprising of thirteen chapters this collection of essays covers new aspects of the French, German, Italian and American efforts in the First World War, as well as aspects of Britain's colonial campaigns.

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Simon House, Independent Historian, UK Alex Bostrom, University of Oxford, UK Tim Gale, Independent Historian, UK Spencer Jones, Research Fellow in War Studies, University of Wolverhampton, UK Stuart Mitchell, Senior Lecturer, Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, UK Christopher Newton, King's College, London, UK Tony Cowan, King's College, London, UK David Hall, Senior Lecturer, Joint Services Command and Staff College, King's College, London, UK Vanda Wilcox, Assistant Professor, John Cabot University, Italy Bryon Smith, Lt.-Commander, United States Navy, USA Andrew Lambert, Laughton Professor of Naval History, King's College, London, UK William Philpott, Professor of the History of Warfare, King's College, London, UK


Introduction; Jonathan Krause 1. The Battle of the Ardennes, August 1914: France's Lost Opportunity; Simon House 2. 'Only Inaction is Disgraceful': French Operations under Joffre, 1914-1916; Jonathan Krause 3. The Influence of Industry on the Use and Development of Artillery; Alex Bostrom 4. Missed Opportunity? - The French tanks in the Nivelle Offensive; Tim Gale 5. Applying Colonial Lessons to European War: The British Expeditionary Force 1902 - 1914; Spencer Jones 6. Jan Smuts, Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck and the Great War in German East Africa; Stuart Mitchell 7. The Egyptian Expeditionary Force and the Battles for Jerusalem: Command and Tactics in the Judaean Hills, November 1917 - January 1918; Christopher Newton 8. A Picture of German Unity? Federal Contingents in the German Army, 1916 - 1917; Tony Cowan 9. Out of the Trenches: Hitler, Wagner, and German national regeneration after the Great War 1914-1918; David Hall 10. Training, morale and battlefield performance in the Italian army, 1914-1917; Vanda Wilcox 11. Seasoning the US 2nd Infantry Division; Bryon Smith 12. From the Essex to the Dresden: British Grand Strategy in the South Pacific, 1814 - 1915; Andrew Lambert 13. Attrition: How the War was Fought and Won; William Philpott

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  • publication date: 24/10/2014
  • ISBN13: 9781137360649
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 273
  • ID: 9781137360649
  • weight: 351
  • ISBN10: 113736064X

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