New PDF release: Changing War: The British Army, the Hundred Days Campaign

By Gary Sheffield,Peter Gray

In 1918, the British Expeditionary strength (BEF) performed a severe function in defeating the German military and hence successful the 1st global struggle. This 'Hundred Days' crusade (August to November 1918) used to be the best sequence of land victories in British army background. 1918 additionally observed the production of the Royal Air strength, the world's first self sufficient air provider, from the Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Naval Air carrier. till lately, British histories of the 1st international warfare have tended to be aware of the sooner battles of 1916 and 1917 and sometimes underplayed this extremely important period.

Changing War fills this crucial hole in our wisdom through offering in-depth examinations of key features of the operations of the British military, the Royal Air strength and its antecedents within the climactic 12 months of the 1st global warfare. Written via a gaggle of confirmed historians and rising students it sheds mild not just on 1918, yet at the progressive adjustments in struggle that came about at that time.

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