Passchendaele Campaign 1917

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This is an account of the British Expeditionary Force s battles in the summer and autumn of 1917. It begins with the Allied plan to free up the Flanders coast, to limit German naval and submarine attacks on British shipping. The opening offensive began with the detonation of nineteen mines on 7 June and ended with the capture of the Messines Ridge. The main offensive started with success on 31 July but was soon bogged down due to the August rains. Three huge attacks between 20 September and 4 October had the Germans ...

Passchendaele Campaign 1917 2017, Pen & Sword Military, South Yorkshire

ISBN-13: 9781526704009

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