Mons 1914

Mons 1914

When the First World War broke out in August 1914 the Imperial German Army mistakenly assumed that the BEF Â? 'that contemptible little army' Â? would be easily defeated. They were stopped in their tracks by the numerically inferior British force, whose excellent marksmanship cost the closed packed German ranks dear. Eventually forced to fall back by overwhelming German numbers, the British carried out a masterful fighting retreat across Belgium and northern France.… (more)

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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (September 20, 2012)

Collection: Osprey Publishing

Page count: 96 pages

Language: English


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