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Author Jankowski, Paul, 1950-

Title Verdun : the longest battle of the Great War / Paul Jankowski.

Publication Info. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2014.

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Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Cover; Contents; Timeline; Introduction; 1. The Three Hundred Days of Verdun; 2. Verdun under German Eyes; 3. Verdun under French Eyes; 4. The Offensive Trap; 5. The Prestige Trap; 6. The Attritional Trap; 7. The Nightmare; 8. Rancor; 9. Warning Signals; 10. Enemies; 11. Circles of Loyalty; Epilogue; Acknowledgments; Appendix on Sources; List of Abbreviations; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; V; W; Y; Z.
Summary At seven o'clock in the morning on February 21, 1916, the ground in northern France began to shake. For the next ten hours, twelve hundred German guns showered shells on a salient in French lines. The massive weight of explosives collapsed dugouts, obliterated trenches, severed communication wires, and drove men mad. As the barrage lifted, German troops moved forward, darting from shell crater to shell crater. The battle of Verdun had begun. In Verdun, historian Paul Jankowski provides the definitive account of the iconic battle of World War I.A leading expert on the French past, Jankowski co.
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Subject Verdun, Battle of (France : 1916)
Verdun, Battle of, Verdun, France, 1916.
Chronological Term 1916
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Jankowski, Paul, 1950- Verdun 9780199316892 (DLC) 2013013998 (OCoLC)840803615
ISBN 9780199316908 (electronic bk.)
0199316902 (electronic bk.)
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