Though experts agree the "Great War" was decided in the first 20 days of fighting, long, horrible mass slaughter followed because the stakes were so high. The early fateful days are described in fascinating, horrific detail by a British officer who, as a liaison between the British and French armies, possessed a unique vantage point for observing military strategy and politics. "Spear's eye-witness narrative gives a detailed discussion of this dramatic time at the beginning of the Great War and is filled with penetrating ...

Liaison 1914 2001, Cassell, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780304356829

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