Flesquieres Cambrai

By Jack Horsfall, Nigel Cave

The 3rd in a trilogy of books, the others being Cambrai -The correct Hook and Bourlon wooden by way of an analogous authors overlaying the conflict for Cambrai in November 1917. It covers the security opposed to the German counter strike, the security of the Flesquieres Salient opposed to the Kaiserschlact in March 1918 and its recapture in Sept/Oct 1918 all key components in nice Allied improve to victory. This booklet and advisor to the conflict for Flesquieres Ridge tells of the onslaught by means of 470 tanks and infantry battalions which smashed during the Hindenburg line to the good shock of the Germans who concept it invincible. such a success used to be the preliminary attack that for the 1st time within the struggle church bells rang out and the face of land struggle used to be replaced perpetually. the tale illustrates the indomitable spirit of British infantry who inspite of being outnumbered and outgunned, and pissed off via political interference, nonetheless controlled to thwart Ludendorff's final force for the Channel Ports. They have been then capable of strength him again eastwards, breaking throughout the bolstered Hindenburg Line once more prior to ultimate victory in November 1918.

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