Messines 1917: The Zenith of Siege Warfare download free [PDF and Ebook] by Alexander Turner

Messines 1917: The Zenith of Siege Warfare download free [PDF and Ebook] by Alexander Turner year 2010
  • Book name: Messines 1917: The Zenith of Siege Warfare
  • Author: Alexander Turner
  • Release date: 2010/5/22
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9781846038457
  • Rating: 7.08 of 10
  • Votes: 120
  • Review by: Alisha Giordano
  • Review rating: 9.75 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/30
  • Total pages: 96
  • Includes a PDF summary of 8 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: At 0310 hours on 7 June 1917, the pre-dawn gloom on the Western Front was shattered by the 'pillars of fire' - the rapid detonation of 19 huge mines, secreted in tunnels under the German lines and containing 450 tonnes of explosives. Admitted by the Germans to be a 'masterstroke', the devastating blasts caused 10,000 soldiers to later be posted simply as 'missing'. Launching a pre-planned attack into the carnage, supported by tanks and a devastating artillery barrage, the British took the strategic objective of Messines Ridge within hours. A rare example of innovation and success in the First World War, this book is a fresh and timely examination of a fascinating campaign.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 5H3M59S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Battles & Campaigns, World War 1 Books, European History, 20th Century History: C 1900 To C 2000
  • Available formats: WORD, EPUB, DOC, PDF, HTMLZ, JPEG, TXT, PNG. Compressed in DMG, AZW4, TAR.Z, TAR.BZ2, ZIP, 7-ZIP, RAR
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 27.01 USD
  • Dimensions: 184x248x10.16mm
  • Weight: 357g
  • Printed by: Osprey Publishing
  • Published in: New York, United Kingdom
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