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review Hundred Days Ñ eBook or Kindle ePUB Nick Lloyd Ü 3 free read summary Hundred Days The Marne in July 1918 'Hundred Days' traces the epic story of the next four months which included some of the bloodiest battles of the war Using unpublished archive material from five countries this new account reveals how the Allies British French American and Commonwealth managed to beat the German Army by now crippled by indiscipline and ravaged by influenza and force her leaders to seek peace 'This is a powerful and moving book by a rising military historian Lloyd's depiction of the great battles of July November provides compelling evidence of the scale of the. Hundred Days The campaign that ended World War I by Nick Lloyd Basic Books 2014 Remarkable The Hundred Days from the middle of July 1918 through the beginning of November are the days when the British French and eventually the Americans having held off Ludendorff s final spring huge peace offensive finally turned the tide began advancing and broke the German army Lloyd uses every resource archives letters diaries books official accounts etc to describe how the Entente finally named a single generalissimo to coordinate all the armies Foch who planned the series of attacks that one after the other destroyed the Germans ability to resist His account goes from the highest strategic councils to the utter brutality and sualor of the combat I had no idea how much gas they used the Germans than the Allies I will never think of the French as surrender monkeys they bore the absolute brunt of the fighting and the war was almost entirely on their territory Lloyd explains that the Allies finally learned how to fight the Germans not with huge days long artillery bombardments that could be sheltered from and which told the Germans exactly where the attack would come but from secret carefully hidden buildups just behind the lines complete with deception and camouflage followed by sudden overwhelming terrible artillery bombardments that the troops finally knew how to follow behind They used tanks to excellent effect they controlled the air The Germans resisted the high command struggled and refused to acknowledge their losses and their deteriorating situation until the army itself began to crumble and rebel and desert and refuse to fight Lloyd says the reason the American divisions were so huge because they didn t have enough experience staff officers There was the culture clash the Brits were almost offended by the Americans informality and offhandedness It took a while for the Americans to learn how to fight At first they tried the old fashioned ways that didn t work mass attacks across the front which were slaughtered But they learned fast did a magnificent job a St Mihiel Casualties on all sides were enormous some of the highest of the war And there is no doubt that the Germans were beaten They had run out of men out of food out of euipment The Allies were driving them Hitler was wrong The Germans lost The book has excellent maps and a good bunch of photos

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review Hundred Days Ñ eBook or Kindle ePUB Nick Lloyd Ü 3 free read summary Hundred Days Allies' victories and the bitter reality of German defeat' Gary Sheffield Professor of War Studies 'Lloyd enters the upper tier of Great War historians with this admirable account of the war's final campaign' Publishers Weekly Nick Lloyd is Senior Lecturer in Defence Studies at King's College London based at the Joint Services Command Staff College in Shrivenham Oxfordshire He specialises in British military and imperial history in the era of the Great War and is the author of two books Loos 1915 2006 and The Amritsar Massacre The Untold Story of One Fateful Day 201. This is a well written and broad history of the end of WWI on the Western Front What surprised me most in reading this book was the fact that after enormous battles like Verdun and the Somme and four years of what was at the time the bloodiest conflict in human history the war did not end with some climactic battle a la Waterloo Instead the German Army was simply worn down by the starvation and disease inflicted by the blockade Bolshevik uprisings back home and mutiny within the ranks and the collapse of morale that came with the realization that America had entered the war fresh with a seemingly endless supply of men and materiel to draw from This lack of a marching through Berlin moment affected the post war German psyche and created the conditions for the rise of Hitler and the Second World War To a simple Corporal on the front lines in 1918 it looked like the same army that had been fighting since 1914 occupying French territory and despite losses generally still holding off every Allied attack Because the generals realized Germany was beaten but the populace did not narratives of a stab in the back by leaders intellectuals and Jews began to take hold It should be noted that in the Second World War the Allied Powers made sure the people of Germany were fully aware of what had taken place

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review Hundred Days Ñ eBook or Kindle ePUB Nick Lloyd Ü 3 free read summary Hundred Days Nick Lloyd's 'Hundred Days The End of the Great War' explores the brutal heroic and extraordinary final days of the First World War On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day in November 1918 the guns of the Western Front fell silent The Armistice which brought the Great War to an end marked a seminal moment in modern European and World history Yet the story of how the war ended remains little known In this compelling and ground breaking new study Nick Lloyd examines the last days of the war and asks the uestion How did it end Beginning at the heralded turning point on. Concise account of the Allied campaign that brought Germany to defeat in World War I Gives an understanding of just how much the Allies learned about 20th century warfare during 1914 1918 leading to tactical innovations that finally broke the stalemate on the Western Front Only drawback is a paucity of maps


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    summary Hundred Days [New] (Hundred Days) Author Nick Lloyd Nick Lloyd Ü 3 free read The Hundred Days is an incredible account of the final throes of WWI Usually I find lots of books on Verdun the Somme Ypres and the initial Widerness campaigns but I have neglected the end of the war I found this book an excellent detailed discussion of how the French British and US armies successfully broke the deadlock of trench warfare and restored the campaigns of maneuver The German Army could not hold against the

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    [New] (Hundred Days) Author Nick Lloyd The last one hundred days until the armistice of WWI have not received as much attention as other parts of the wa

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    summary Hundred Days Nick Lloyd Ü 3 free read read & download ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB Ü Nick Lloyd Concise account of the Allied campaign that brought Germany to defeat in World War I Gives an understanding of just how much the Allies learned about 20th century warfare during 1914 1918 leading to tactical innovations that finally broke the stalemate on the Western Front Only drawback is a paucity of maps

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    [New] (Hundred Days) Author Nick Lloyd I always feel that WWI gets the shaft compared to WWII even though they are eually important for explaining the world in which we presently reside Even so after thoroughly exploring the main narratives in college I

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    Nick Lloyd Ü 3 free read read & download ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB Ü Nick Lloyd [New] (Hundred Days) Author Nick Lloyd “Hundred Days The campaign that ended World War I” by Nick Lloyd Basic Books 2014 Remarkable The Hundred Days from the middle of July 1918 through the beginning of November are the days when the British French and event

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    summary Hundred Days Nick Lloyd Ü 3 free read [New] (Hundred Days) Author Nick Lloyd While there have been a veritable flood of books published on the origins of the First World War and the initial battles in Flanders and the Marne as well as long winded looks into the veracity or not of the Schleiffen Plan few books have eve

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    [New] (Hundred Days) Author Nick Lloyd “In the late summer of 1918 after four long years of senseless stagnant fighting the Western Front erupted The bitter four month struggle that ensued known as the Hundred Days Campaign saw some of the bloodiest and most

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    [New] (Hundred Days) Author Nick Lloyd Nick Lloyd Ü 3 free read summary Hundred Days This is a well written and broad history of the end of WWI on the Western Front What surprised me most in reading this book was the fact that after enormous battles like Verdun and the Somme and four years of what was at the time the bloodies

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    [New] (Hundred Days) Author Nick Lloyd Nick Lloyd Ü 3 free read I picked this up immediately after reading Nick Lloyd's excellent book on Passchendaele which I also recommend My knowledge of World War One mainly revolves around its' causes a popular subject at O Level A Level and Degree when I was a lad and The Somme so a lot of this history was new to me The thing I like about Lloyd's books or the two I've read so far is he tells the story not just from a British point of view So

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