Fire and Movement: The British Expeditionary Force and the Campaign of 1914

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9780199989270: Fire and Movement: The British Expeditionary Force and the Campaign of 1914
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Hart has established himself as a respected historian on the Great War... His books are never dry academic tomes. Pitched at the general reading public and Great War buffs alike, they deliver a clear, engaging and easy to read narrative, interspersed with analysis, and laced with chunks of quotes from participants that add colour and substance to the incidents he relates. ( Sydney Morning Herald, Chris Roberts)

It is [a] combination of strongly expressed opinion, nuance, rigorous argument, and research which makes this book an excellent read, as much for the beginner as for those with previous knowledge. ( Bijan Omrani, Military History magazine)

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It is [a] combination of strongly expressed opinion, nuance, rigorous argument, and research which makes this book an excellent read, as much for the beginner as for those with previous knowledge. ( Bijan Omrani, Military History magazine)

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Descripción Oxford. 1 Cloth(s), 2015. hard. Estado de conservación: New. The dramatic opening weeks of the Great War passed into legend before the conflict had even ended. And yet, as Peter Hart explains in this gripping and revisionary chronicle, Britain's part in the 1914 campaigns has long been veiled in self-congratulatory myth: poor unprepared Britain, with her small standing army of regular soldiers, managed to bolster the rabble of the French army and turn back the teeming hordes of German troops. Hart, an oral historian and the author of The Great War, Gallipoli, and The Somme, gives us a very different image of 1914—far more complex, and no less heroic—through the voices and recollections of soldiers from all three forces. "Dispelling close-held myths, Hart presents extracts from diaries and letters by soldiers and officers for an in-the-moment account. A focused, organized, evenhanded work of research."—Kirkus Reviews 480. Nº de ref. de la librería 63920

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Descripción OUP USA, 2014. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. New, mint condition. Orders are despatched from our UK warehouse next working day. Nº de ref. de la librería 25330

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Descripción Oxford University Press Inc, United States, 2014. Hardback. Estado de conservación: New. 236 x 154 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. The dramatic opening weeks of the Great War passed into legend long before the conflict ended. The British Expeditionary Force fought a mesmerizing campaign, outnumbered and outflanked but courageous and skillful, holding the line against impossible odds, sacrificing themselves to stop the last great German offensive of 1914. A remarkable story of high hopes and crushing disappointment, the campaign contains moments of sheer horror and nerve-shattering excitement; pathos and comic relief; occasional cowardice and much selfless courage-all culminating in the climax of the First Battle of Ypres. And yet, as Peter Hart shows in this gripping and revisionary look at the war s first year, for too long the British part in the 1914 campaigns has been veiled in layers of self-congratulatory myth: a tale of poor unprepared Britain, reliant on the peerless class of her regular soldiers to bolster the rabble of the unreliable French Army and defeat the teeming hordes of German troops. But the reality of those early months is in fact far more complex-and ultimately, Hart argues, far more powerful than the standard triumphalist narrative. Fire and Movement places the British role in 1914 into a proper historical context, incorporating the personal experiences of the men who were present on the front lines. The British regulars were indeed skillful soldiers, but as Hart reveals, they also lacked practice in many of the required disciplines of modern warfare, and the inexperience of officers led to severe mistakes. Hart also provides a more accurate portrait of the German Army they faced-not the caricature of hordes of automatons, but the reality of a well-trained and superlatively equipped force that outfought the BEF in the early battles-and allows readers to come to a full appreciation of the role of the French Army, without whom the Marne never would have been won. Ultimately Fire and Movement shows the story of the 1914 campaigns to be an epic tale, and one which needs no embellishment. Through the voices and recollections of the soldiers who were there, Hart strips away the myth to offer a clear-eyed account of the remarkable early days of the Great War. Nº de ref. de la librería AOP9780199989270

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Descripción Oxford University Press Inc, United States, 2014. Hardback. Estado de conservación: New. 236 x 154 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. The dramatic opening weeks of the Great War passed into legend long before the conflict ended. The British Expeditionary Force fought a mesmerizing campaign, outnumbered and outflanked but courageous and skillful, holding the line against impossible odds, sacrificing themselves to stop the last great German offensive of 1914. A remarkable story of high hopes and crushing disappointment, the campaign contains moments of sheer horror and nerve-shattering excitement; pathos and comic relief; occasional cowardice and much selfless courage-all culminating in the climax of the First Battle of Ypres. And yet, as Peter Hart shows in this gripping and revisionary look at the war s first year, for too long the British part in the 1914 campaigns has been veiled in layers of self-congratulatory myth: a tale of poor unprepared Britain, reliant on the peerless class of her regular soldiers to bolster the rabble of the unreliable French Army and defeat the teeming hordes of German troops. But the reality of those early months is in fact far more complex-and ultimately, Hart argues, far more powerful than the standard triumphalist narrative. Fire and Movement places the British role in 1914 into a proper historical context, incorporating the personal experiences of the men who were present on the front lines. The British regulars were indeed skillful soldiers, but as Hart reveals, they also lacked practice in many of the required disciplines of modern warfare, and the inexperience of officers led to severe mistakes. Hart also provides a more accurate portrait of the German Army they faced-not the caricature of hordes of automatons, but the reality of a well-trained and superlatively equipped force that outfought the BEF in the early battles-and allows readers to come to a full appreciation of the role of the French Army, without whom the Marne never would have been won. Ultimately Fire and Movement shows the story of the 1914 campaigns to be an epic tale, and one which needs no embellishment. Through the voices and recollections of the soldiers who were there, Hart strips away the myth to offer a clear-eyed account of the remarkable early days of the Great War. Nº de ref. de la librería AOP9780199989270

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