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The Kaiser's Battle: 21st March, 1918 - The First Day of the German Spring Offensive Paperback – 31 Mar 1983


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  • Paperback: 448 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd; New edition edition (31 Mar. 1983)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 014005278X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0140052787
  • Product Dimensions: 2.5 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,360,587 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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An important account. 4 Aug. 2013
By Ned Middleton - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
This book was the first major study into the early phases of WW1 and compliments this authors own earlier work "First Day on the Somme."

On 21 March 1918 the Germans commenced a 5 hour bombardment of British troops. This was followed by one of the greatest (in terms of manpower on both sides) battles of all time as no fewer than 3 German armies attacked 2 British Armies. This was the first the first day of Kaiserschlacht - The Kaiser's Battle.

Author Martin Middlebrook provides a thrilling and complete account of the events. He describes in great detail both sides in terms of preparation, tactics and defence, the expectations of the generals in charge as well as the hopes and fears of the ordinary soldiers. Having set the scene, he then examines the battle itself in great detail by use of original records. First published in 1978, the author then traced or 600 survivors from this great battle whom he questioned at length in order to provide the reader with the most balanced view of the fighting.

Whilst many historians will record history from official documents and the accounts of those who were placed in charge, Martin Middlebrook provides an extra dimension by including vital input from those who took part right at the front.

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