By Jack Horsfall, Nigel Cave
The 3rd in a trilogy of books, the others being Cambrai -The correct Hook and Bourlon wooden by way of an analogous authors overlaying the conflict for Cambrai in November 1917. It covers the security opposed to the German counter strike, the security of the Flesquieres Salient opposed to the Kaiserschlact in March 1918 and its recapture in Sept/Oct 1918 all key parts in nice Allied improve to victory. This publication and advisor to the conflict for Flesquieres Ridge tells of the onslaught by means of 470 tanks and infantry battalions which smashed during the Hindenburg line to the good shock of the Germans who idea it invincible. such a success was once the preliminary attack that for the 1st time within the warfare church bells rang out and the face of land conflict was once replaced eternally. the tale illustrates the indomitable spirit of British infantry who inspite of being outnumbered and outgunned, and annoyed by means of political interference, nonetheless controlled to thwart Ludendorff's final force for the Channel Ports. They have been then capable of strength him again eastwards, breaking during the strengthened Hindenburg Line once more ahead of ultimate victory in November 1918.
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