Passchendaele in Perspective - The Third Battle of Ypres

Author(s): Peter Liddle


Passchendaele In Perspective explores the context and real nature of the participants experience, evaluates British and German High Command, the aerial and maritime dimensions of the battle, the politicians and manpower debates on the home front and it looks at the tactics employed, the weapons and equipment used, the experience of the British; German and indeed French soldiers. It looks thoroughly into the Commonwealth soldiers contribution and makes an unparalleled attempt to examine together in one volume specialist facets of the battle, the weather, field survey and cartography, discipline and morale, and the cultural and social legacy of the battle, in art, literature and commemoration. Each one of its thirty chapters presents a thought-provoking angle on the subject.They add up to an unique analysis of the battle from Commonwealth, American, German, French, Belgian and United Kingdom historians. This book will undoubtedly become a valued work of reference for all those with an interest in World War One.

1997. First edition. A near fine copy only marked by light finger soiling to the fore edge. The d/w is unclipped and also near fine with light bumping to the head of the spine and very light sunfading to the spine. Now in a protective cover. Scans available if required.


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General Fields

  • : 9780850525526
  • : Leo Cooper
  • : March 1997
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 600
  • : 940.431
  • : Hardback
  • : Peter Liddle