The Battle of Passchendaele has come to epitomize the mud and blood of the First World War.
Passchendaele is perhaps one of the most iconic campaigns of the First World War, coming to symbolize the mud and blood of the battlefield like no other. Fought for over three months under some of the worst conditions of the war, fighting became bogged down in a quagmire that made it almost impossible for any gains to be made.
In this Battle Story, Chris McNab seeks to lift the battle out of its controversy and explain what really happened and why. Complete with detailed maps and photographs, as well as fascinating facts and profiles of the leaders, this is the best introduction to this legendary battle.
- A best-selling series in the U.K., Battle Stories presents detailed profiles of the great battles that shaped modern history
- Dramatic illustrations, maps, and profiles of the battle's key figures
- Packed with fact boxes, this short introduction is the perfect was to explore these major battles
- Written by leading experts in world military history