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Anglo-French Defence Relations Between the Wars
Alexander, Martin, Anglo-French defence relations between the Wars (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003), pp.xiii+231 RAE2008
The Battle of Verdun
The ten-month battle of Verdun is symbolic of the costly and indecisive offensives of the attritional phase of the First World War. It epitomises the style of warfare of the machine age. Above all itExpand
The Allied Blockade of Germany
In 1914, an Entente blockade of Germany's overland trade was difficult, but the Royal Navy controlled the two routes in and out of the North Sea — the English Channel and the Faroes gap — through which passed the vast bulk of Germany’s merchant shipping, and a naval blockade could starve Germany of world trade. Expand