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Fortifications of the Western Front 1914–18
Language: en
Pages: 64
Authors: Paddy Griffith
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-08-20 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Following the early battles of 1914 along the Marne and in the Ypres salient, World War I rapidly changed from a war of movement into one of attrition, with the opposing sides entrenching themselves in a line of fortified positions from the Flanders coastline to the Swiss border. This volume
German Panzers 1914–18
Language: en
Pages: 48
Authors: Steven J. Zaloga
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-10-31 - Publisher: Osprey Publishing

Panzer warfare is synonymous with the Wehrmacht of World War II. This book examines the story of the Panzer's more mysterious ancestors, the little-known panzers of the Great War. Germany was very slow to develop armored vehicles compared to Britain and France. Early attempts such as the Marienwagen of 1915
Fortifications of the Western Front 1914–18
Language: en
Pages: 64
Authors: Paddy Griffith
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-08-20 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Following the early battles of 1914 along the Marne and in the Ypres salient, World War I rapidly changed from a war of movement into one of attrition, with the opposing sides entrenching themselves in a line of fortified positions from the Flanders coastline to the Swiss border. This volume
The Trench
Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: Trevor Yorke
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-01 - Publisher: Countryside Books (GB)

The horrors of the First World War scarred an entire generation at the beginning of the twentieth century. Now,one hundred years later, we are asked to reflect upon it and remember what a disastrous episode of history it was.During the next four years many thousands of people,especially the young in
Pill Boxes on the Western Front
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Peter Oldham
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-02-28 - Publisher: Pen and Sword

When the First World War froze into a static line of trenches stretching from the North Sea to the Swiss border, the most obvious means of protection against the murderous machine-gun fire which both sides inflicted upon each other was some form of shell-proof shelter which from which fire could