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BOOK OF THE MONTH
RUSSIA: : REVOLUTION AND CIVIL WAR 1917-1921
Antony Beevor
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Between 1917 and 1921 a devastating struggle took place in Russia following the...(+)

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1918
Peter Hart

Classification : History
Pub Date : Sep 17, 2009
Imprint : Phoenix
Page Extent : 576
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780753826898
Price : 725

About the book
1918 was the critical year of battle as the Great War reached its brutal climax. Warfare of an epic scale was fought on the Western Front, where ordinary British soldiers faced the final test of their training, tactics and determination. That they withstood the storm and began an astonishing counterattack, is proof that by 1918, the British army was the most effective fighting force in the world. But this ultimate victory came at devastating cost.Using a wealth of previously unpublished material, historian Peter Hart gives a vivid account of this last year of conflict - what it was like to fight on the frontline, through the words of the men who were there. In a chronicle of unparalleled scope and depth, he brings to life the suspense, turmoil and tragedy of 1918's vast offensives.

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Hart's scholarship is undeniably impressive>
Managing to portray the men behind the myths, Hart's eye for detail and empathy brings the battles and hardships to life.
A tale or turmoil and tragedy but also a most readable tribute to the British Tommy.
Hart's scholarship is undeniably impressive
Managing to portray the men behind the myths, Hart's eye for detail and empathy brings the battles and hardships to life.
     
Peter Hart

Peter Hart is the oral historian at the Imperial War Museum and has written several titles on the First World War. His latest books for Profile are Gallipoli The Great War and Voic...(+)

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