Review: PASSCHENDAELE by Philip Warner

Matt’s Book Blog has reviewed Passchendaele by Philip Warner for the WWI Reading Challenge in 2012.  Here’s an excerpt:

General Haig expected to recover and occupy Passchendaele in two days and then advance in order to drive the Germans behind the Rhine in a Big Push to end the war. The author examines the factors that influenced the upsetting of these plans: the uncooperative weather, the mutinous state of the French army, and the bombardment which destroyed the drainage system of the area and turned it into a morass.

Read the full review.

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