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CHALLENGE OF BATTLE: THE REAL STORY OF THE BRITISH ARMY IN 1914
Written by Adrian Gilbert.
Stock no. 1815534
Published by Osprey Publishing. 1st 2014. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
An authoritative and well-paced campaign narrative, re-evaluating the Army's leadership, organization and tactics. The problems faced by commanders, grappling with the brutal realities of 20th century warfare, and how the British infantry's famed marksmanship has to be set against the inexperience and tactical shortcomings of the BEF as a whole. Black cloth boards, white title to spine. B/w photos. 304 pages including index. ISBN: 9781849088596.