Название: Images of War - The Germans in Flanders 1915-1916 Автор: David Bilton Издательство: Pen and Sword ISBN: 1848848781 Год: 2012 Формат: EPUB Страниц: 176 Размер: 14,3 МБ Язык: Английский
The book covers the actions of the German Army in the Low Countries during 1915 and 1916. In its broad compass it looks at the battles with the French, Belgians and British, concentrating mostly on the latter. Both 1915 and 1916 were very active years for the Central Powers and the Allies. After a quiet start with minor fighting April 1915 saw gas attacks against Hill 60, followed by 2nd Ypres and intermittent attacks throughout the remainder of the year. There was also considerable naval and air activity through the year. 1916 was arguably the most dramatic year of the War, not least for the Allied Somme offensive.