Western Front 1918: The German Offensives


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The following sources were used in the preparation of these texts:

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'Vain Glory', (edited by) Guy Chapman, London, Cassell, 1937.
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‘The Indispensable Factor: the Performance of British Troops in 1918‘, Gary Sheffield in ‘1918: Defining Victory’, edited by Peter Dennis and Jeffrey Grey, Canberra, Army History Unit, 1999

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