Passchendaele A New History

by Nick Lloyd

Biography / Autobiography History

Passchendaele A New History Synopsis

The Ypres offensive represents the modern impression of the First World War: splintered trees, water-filled craters, muddy shell-holes.

Passchendaele A New History Press Reviews

'I thought it both precise and compassionate - a properly definitive history, with clear sightlines from the strategic planning, to the horror of the battle itself from both sides, through to its consequences for the war as it entered its complex final phase' -- Dr Emily Mayhew

'A fresh and thorough examination of the events of July to November 1917 is definitely needed. Dr Nick Lloyd has achieved this in his book Passchendaele: A New History, an account that is both scholarly and gripping.' -- Glyn Harper, Professor of War Studies, Massey University

'With clean, clear and often eviscerating writing, Nick Lloyd compels us to re-evaluate Passchendaele and all that word conjures' -- Paul Gross, director and star of the film 'Passchendaele

'A timely re-appraisal ... a masterpiece' -- General Lord Richard Dannatt

'Very well-researched and well-written. Reminds us just how important this crushing endgame was' -- Andrew Roberts (on 'Hundred Days')

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ISBN: 9780241004364
Publication date: 04/05/2017
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Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780241004364
Publication date: 4th May 2017
Author: Nick Lloyd
Publisher:
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 432 pages
Genres: Biography / Autobiography, History,
Categories: First World War, Battles & campaigns, European history, 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000,

About Nick Lloyd

Nick Lloyd is Reader in Defence Studies at King's College London, and based at the Joint Services Command & Staff College near Swindon. He specializes in British military and imperial history in the era of the Great War and is the author of three books, Loos 1915 (2006), The Amritsar Massacre: The Untold Story of One Fateful Day (2011) and Hundred Days: The End of the Great War (2013).

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