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Forgotten Victory: The First World War: Myths and Realities [Paperback]

Gary Sheffield
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Sheffield...sets out the arguments for an interpretation not based exclusively on the war poets, Alan Clark and Blackadder...One can only hope that his compassionate, clearly argued book will displace the [mythical] version (David Horspool, Guardian)

This is revisionist history at its best - thought provoking and original (Trevor Royle, Sunday Herald)

An important book that shatters many myths about the First World War (Richard Holmes)

Amongst the most important books to have been published on the Great War for some years. Very strongly recommended (Stand To!)

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'An important book that shatters many myths about the First World War' Richard Holmes

About the Author

Dr Gary Sheffield is Land Warfare Historian on the Higher Command and Staff Course, Joint Services Command and Staff College, Shrivenham, and Senior Lecturer at King's College London (War Studies Group). From 1985 to 1999 he taught in the Department of War Studies, Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.
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