3 edition of Verdun found in the catalog.
|Statement||by Henri Philippe Pétain ... authorized translation by Margaret MacVeagh.|
|Contributions||MacVeagh, Margaret Lewis, tr.|
|LC Classifications||D545.V3 P47|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix p., 1 l., 13-235 p. incl. plates, ports., maps (part fold.)|
|Number of Pages||235|
|LC Control Number||30015422|
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"[Jankowski] has written what certainly must stand as the most definitive history of the World War I Battle of Verdun In this majestically crafted book, the author exposes many of the myths about the battle that have developed over a century of by: 3.
Verdun: The Longest Battle of the Great War is about the significance and the background behind the titular battle. The book explores the reasons behind the battle, perspectives regarding it, and the impact that the battle had on both sides.
The book also gives insight into some of the decisions made by leaders as the battle was happening/5. Verdun by Malcolm Brown joins the thin ranks of English-language books written about the horrific Battle of Verdun.
Although well written, Brown's book certainly does not surpass Alistair Horne's classic, the Price of Glory, which was written forty years ago/5(7).
“The Verdun Affair is an intensely gripping story set in the immediate aftermath of war. From a still-smoldering battlefield, Nick Dybek conjures a sweeping saga of secrets, lies, mistaken identity, love and betrayal. This is the kind of Verdun book you can’t put down.”/5(44).
Individual scenes of this wide-canvas historical novel centering on the Battle of Verdun in Verdun book good, but you never get enough sense of character or plot to be Verdun book into it and turn the pages fast. I enjoyed it, but it took me six months to finish during which I quickly read many other more engrossing novels/5.
Verdun book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Marshal Petain's account of the World War I battle, illustrated with photographs an /5. The Price of Glory: Verdun is the second book of Alistair Horne's trilogy, which includes The Fall of Paris and To Lose a Battle and tells the story of the great crises of the rivalry between France and Germany.
The battle of Verdun lasted ten months. It was a battle in which at leastmen fell, along a front of fifteen by: While "Walking Verdun" is a little better, both books suffer from poor illustration; the maps, modern photographs and plans are dismal.
A competent photographer with a wide-angle lens and high contrast film is required as is a graphic designer / illustrator. Certainly clearer - colour coded - plans for the forts (specifically Douaumont and Vaux /5(22).
Intwo young Americans meet in Verdun, the city in France where one of the most devastating battles of A sweeping, romantic, and profoundly moving novel, set in Europe in the aftermath of World War I and Los Angeles in the s, about a lonely young man, a beautiful widow, and the amnesiac soldier whose puzzling case binds them together even as it tears /5.
There is a book, " German Strategy and the Path to Verdun", Robert T Foley. This is subtitled, Erich von Falkenhayn and the development of Attrition.
The book makes use of material from archives which were in East Germany and unavailable to researchers until quite recently. After you have read " Price of Glory", you may find this of interest. Verdun was a battle that, until now, I had read little on beyond the chapters in general histories and articles in military history journals and magazines.
As such, I wished to find a decent book on the battle to Since there are other, longer, reviews of this work, I will strive to keep mine brief/5. I've been looking for a decent book (in English) on Verdun for a while and found this when browsing a second-hand bookshop.
It has a lot of detail about the various battles and troop movements and the truly horrifying statistics on the loss /5. Unusually, this book draws on deep research in French and German archives; this mastery of sources in both languages gives Verdun unprecedented authority and scope.
In many ways, Jankowski writes, the battle represents a : Oxford University Press. The Battle of Verdun (French: Bataille de Verdun [bataj də vɛʁdœ̃]; German: Schlacht um Verdun [ʃlaxt ʔʊm ˈvɛɐ̯dœ̃]), was fought from 21 February to 18 December on the Western Front in France.
The battle was the longest of the First World War and took place on the hills north of German 5th Army attacked the defences of the Fortified Region of Verdun Location: Région Fortifiée de Verdun (RFV). Verdun is my " battle" ever since reading the "Price of Glory" as an eighth grader.
This is the book for anyone who intends to visit or remind oneself of the horror that was Verdun. This is not a history but a travel book--but it still manages to give one the Goosebumps.5/5(1).
I'm trying to gather some titles on Verdun, and have just brought Buckingham's Verdunand Kaufmann's Verdun:Renaissance of the fortress. I have just gotten back into reading and collecting books on the Western Front, and from memory Horne's Price of Glory previously seemed to be the general favoured English language book on this campaign.
Verdun The Longest Battle of the Great War Paul Jankowski. Jankowski offers a total history of a battle, mixing the old history with the new and the cold calculus of terrain gained and lives lost with the depths of human experience on both sides; One of the few histories of WWI to use German and French sources with equal facility.
On Februmore than 1, guns around an eight-mile perimeter opened fire. It was the sort of drenching shellstorm that would distinguish the battle. Verdun did act as a “suction cup. Verdun book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.
pages. in8. broche souple/5(12). Verdun was the site of a major battle, and the longest-lasting, of the First World War. One of the costliest battles in military history, Verdun exemplified the policy of a "war of attrition" pursued by both sides, which led to an enormous loss of life and very large casualty ing the failure of the Schlieffen Plan in and the solidifying of the Western Front, Germany remained Country: France.
The book describes the way to Verdun from the Franco-Prussian, the battle itself and the aftermath. It is a British recount, but its spirit is very French. It is literary, psychological and even philosophical. This is not conventional military history, but the narrative is profoundly moving and frequently by: 7.Buy Verdun: The Longest Battle of the Great War by Jankowski, Paul (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.
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