• 250 Pages
  • 2.96 MB
  • English
Macmillan , New York
Verdun, Battle of, Verdun, France,
LC ClassificationsD545.V3 B553
The Physical Object
Pagination250 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5883858M
LC Control Number63015674

Jankowski does not provide the detail of the battle found in McNab’s book (Verdun, a Battle History), but if that is what you want Alstair Horne’s book (The Price Cited by: 3.

The Price of Glory: Verdun is the second book of Alistair Horne's trilogy, which includes The Fall of Paris and To Lose a Battle and tells the story of the great crises of the Verdun.

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book between France and Germany. The battle of Verdun lasted ten months. It was a battle in which at leastmen fell, along a front of fifteen by:   Verdun: The Longest Battle of the Great War is about the significance and the background behind the titular battle.

The book explores the reasons behind the battle, perspectives regarding it, and the impact that the battle had on both sides. The book also gives insight into some of the decisions made by leaders as the battle was happening/5. The book describes the way to Verdun from the Franco-Prussian, the battle itself and the aftermath.

It is a British recount, but its spirit is very French. It is literary, psychological and even philosophical. This is not conventional military history, but the narrative is profoundly /5.

There is a book, " German Strategy and the Path to Verdun", Robert T Foley. This is subtitled, Erich von Falkenhayn and the development of Attrition. Verdun. book book makes use of material from archives which were in East Germany and unavailable to researchers until quite recently.

Verdun Tourism: Tripadvisor reviews of Verdun Hotels, Attractions, and Restaurants making it your best Verdun resource. On Februmore than 1, guns around an eight-mile perimeter opened fire.

It was the sort of drenching shellstorm that would distinguish the battle. Verdun did. Inevitably, “The Verdun Affair” overheats and explodes. This is a story of operatic complexity, narrated in many voices, rich in imagery, but sometimes poor in : Max Verdun.

book. Jankowski's book offers a model history of warfare." —Philip Jenkins, Books & Culture "Paul Jankowski's Verdun is a great book, truly a masterwork of modern literature. On a much studied event (25 percent of all the many French books on World War I have been about the battle of Verdun), he has given us a work of rare originality and : Oxford University Press.

Verdun was the site of a major Verdun. book, and the longest-lasting, of the First World War. One of the costliest battles in military history, Verdun exemplified the policy of a "war of attrition" pursued by both sides, which led to an enormous loss of life and very large casualty ing the failure of the Schlieffen Plan in and the solidifying of the Western Front, Germany remained Country: France.

Verdun The Longest Battle of the Great War Paul Jankowski. Jankowski offers a total history of a battle, mixing the old history with the new and the cold calculus of terrain gained and lives lost with the depths of human experience on both sides; One of the few histories of WWI to use German and French sources with equal facility.

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Verdun by John Mosier Awesome Book. Really gets into the nitty gritty of the whole Verdun sector and explains a LOT about why WWI history does not really match with what was really going on, and how and why French disaster after disaster had no appreciable effect.

Also explains how the Germans were able to do this to the French for so long /5(3). This book is perfect if all you care about is the extreme minute details of the battle or as the author authors describes battles of Verdun.

the author spent about 2 hours of this book describing IN EXTREME DETAIL every facet of french artillery. I go to a military college and consider myself a history buff but this book was too much for me. The Great War ate men, machines, and money without mercy or remission.

At the end ofthe German army chief of staff, Erich von Falkenhayn, believed he knew how to finally kill the beast and win the war.

On Christmas day,Falkenhayn sent a letter to Kaiser Wilhelm II proposing a Brand: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. Buy Verdun: The Longest Battle of the Great War by Jankowski, Paul (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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Free private parking is available on site/10(32). Verdun, Montpellier. 4, likes 6 talking about this. Booking: [email protected] Official Site: lowers: K. VERDUN: STEEL INFERNO: A fast playing card driven game on the epic battle of Illustrated by the famous WW1 cartoonist LATE PLEDGES (paypal at this stage) email us: [email protected]   Ousby has divided the book into three sections: the first is the beginning of the attack on Verdun in and the German attack in ; the second is supposed to be a history of France from tobut is really an historical polemic that begins with the French Revolution of and goes all the way up to the surrender; the third section is the French reaction to the German /5(5).

Verdun is a second book, and second books are always fraught. Dybek’s debut, When Captain Flint Was Still a Good Man, was well received when it was released inbut that will not. Jankowski's book offers a model history of warfare." --Philip Jenkins, Books & Culture "Paul Jankowski's Verdun is a great book, truly a masterwork of modern literature.

On a much studied event (25 percent of all the many French books on World War I have been about the battle of Verdun), he has given us a work of rare originality and creativity. View deals for Verdun Residence. Juffair Mall is minutes away.

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WiFi and parking are free, and this aparthotel also features a café. All rooms have kitchens and satellite on: RoadBlockJuffair. The book is so well researched, and so well written, and has such a depth of understanding and insight as to the gigantic human struggle that was the Battle of Verdun that it is hard to imagine anyone ever writing a better book on this by: Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

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The Heart of Verdun has 2, members. This is a tribute to Verdun and its people (then and now). We welcome stories, memories, photos, updates and. In Verdun, historian Paul Jankowski provides the definitive account of the iconic battle of World War I.

A leading expert on the French past, Jankowski combines the best of traditional military history-its emphasis on leaders, plans, technology, and the contingency of combat-with the newer social and cultural approach, stressing the soldier's experience, the institutional structures of the.

The Road to Verdun: France, Nationalism and the First World War by Ian Ousby pp, Jonathan Cape, £ Reviewing a book on a subject about which one has written oneself is : Guardian Staff.Verdun, Conflict archaeologist Matt Leonard takes us underground on the terrible battlefield of Verdun.

T he full horror of 20th century industrialised warfare was nowhere more intense than at Verdun in A French and German battlefield, it is rarely visited by other nationalities. Considering it File Size: KB.Verdun: a novel.

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