Military Operations France And Belgium 1916 Volume I — Sir Douglas Haig's Command to the 1st July Battle of the Somme - Brigadier-General Sir James E. EdmondsThe Imperial War Museum Department of Printed Books, 1993, Hardback ..
Condition: Good. Leans heavily otherwise a very well presented copy.
Maps to the endpapers. From the preface: “This volume, the fifth of the series, deals with the first six and a half months of Sir Douglas Haig’s Command, that is from the 19th December 1915 to the 1st July 1916. It contains five main sub-divisions: the first deals with the general programme of the Allies for 1916 and the evolution of the Franco-British plan for an offensive on the Western Front; the second with the expansion and reorganization of the British Expeditionary Force and its rearward services; the third with the minor operations and trench warfare during the six months before the Somme; the fourth with the preparations for the Somme and the preliminary bombardment; and the fifth with the opening of the battle.”
Illustrator: Major A. F. Becke
Size: 8¾" x 5¾"
Series: History of the Great War Based On Official Documents
Number of Pages: 523
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