By Paul Kendall
The British didn't also have grenades. The BEF suffered 12,000 casualties. Their commanders, who weren't expert to struggle a contemporary struggle, have been misplaced for an answer or perhaps a procedure. It was once at the Chemin des Dames that the 1st trenches of the Western entrance have been dug and the place the road that will stretch from the Swiss frontier to the North Sea begun. The conflict of the Aisne observed the sunrise of trench conflict and a stalemate that may final for the following 4 years.
Wide-ranging archival study by way of writer Paul Kendall makes this the 1st in-depth learn of the conflict in print. His correspondence with surviving kinfolk of these who fought brings a human face to the poor casualty facts that will come to outline the trenches.
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