The Military History of the First World War: An Overview and Analysis
Nov 18, 2014
This lecture will analyse the reasons for the failure in 1914-15 of the initial war of movement and the factors underlying the trench stalemate that characterised the middle years of the conflict, before examining the return to more mobile campaigning in 1917-18.
It will include the war at sea as well as the war on land, and refer particularly to technology, tactics and logistics.
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