Ypres: The First Battle 1914

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The battle for Ypres in October and November 1914 represented the last opportunity for open, mobile warfare on the Western Front. In the first study of First Ypres for almost 40 years, Ian Beckett draws on a wide range of sources never previously used to reappraise the conduct of the battle, its significance and its legacy.
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About the author

Professor Ian Beckett is an internationally known specialist on the Great War, his publications including acclaimed titles such as The Great War, 1914-1918 (2001), The First World War: The Essential Guide to Sources in the UK National Archives (2003) and (co-edited with Keith Simpson) A Nation in Arms: A Social Study of the British Army in the First World War (1985). Ian Beckett is Professor History at the Universityof Northampton, a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, and Chairman of the Army Records Society.

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Publisher
Routledge
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Published on
Dec 16, 2013
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Pages
320
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ISBN
9781317865346
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Language
English
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Genres
History / Europe / France
History / Europe / General
History / Europe / Great Britain / General
History / General
History / Military / World War I
History / Modern / 20th Century
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