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The Battle of Verdun / Alan Axelrod.

Axelrod, Alan, 1952- author. (Author).
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Waterloo-Grant Township Public Library - Waterloo 940.4 AXE (Text) 30090000713177 Non-Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781493018604
  • ISBN: 1493018604
  • Physical Description: ix, 310 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut : Lyons Press, an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield, [2016]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 294-301) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Prologue: The presence of Verdun -- Grand illusion -- The death boom -- The generals -- First blood -- Blood judgment -- The matter is serious -- The guns of February -- Los! -- Driant's last stand -- The third day -- Imperfect storm -- The fall of Fort Douaumont -- "Now everything is going to be all right" -- Reversals of fortune -- Fight for a dead man -- "They shall not pass!" -- A regular hell -- "The first offensive Battle of Verdun" -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.: "Called 'the worst battle in history' by military historian Sir Alistair Horne, the Battle of Verdun took place from February 21 through December 18, 1916, making 2016 the 100th anniversary of this major battle in the war to end all wars"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Verdun, Battle of, Verdun, France, 1916.

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