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The Smoke and the Fire: Myths and Anti-myths of War, 1861-1945 - John Terraine

London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1980, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper with scuffing to the lower panel. Text complete, clean and tight. Price Clipped.

From the cover: “Did tanks really ‘win’ the First World War? Was the machine-gun the ‘most lethal weapon’? Were all British generals really cavalrymen? Did generals have no better idea than to throw thousands of men against impregnable defences to make a gap for cavalry to ride through, knee to knee? Was the First World War the most deadly in history?

Size: 9½" x 6¼"
Number of Pages: 240
ISBN: 0283987014

£7.50