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.

**Attention participants: Remember to email us a link to your reviews, and we’ll post them here so we can see what everyone is reading!**

Advertisements

Leave a comment

No comments yet.

Comments RSS TrackBack Identifier URI

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

  • Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

    Join 129 other followers

  • Past Posts