Directing Operations: British Corps Command on the Western Front 1914-18

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Directing Operations: British Corps Command on the Western Front 1914-18 - Simpson, Andy, and Sheffield, Gary (Foreword by)

This book sets out the true role of British Corps (and their commanders) and crucially their control of artillery, which led to their becoming the principal operational level of command on the Western Front in the BEF. At the start of the Great War, the corps functioned as a postbox, there to help GHQ manage its divisions. From early 1916 onwards, ...

Directing Operations: British Corps Command on the Western Front 1914-18 2006, Spellmount Publishers

ISBN-13: 9781862272927

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