France and Belgium 1917. Vol I. The German Retreat to the Hindenburg Line and the Battle of Arras. OFFICIAL HISTORY OF THE GREAT WAR.

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Held to be the best written of all the official histories of operations on the Western Front begins with a review of the allied prospects for 1917 as discussed at the Chantilly Conference and then covers the first five months of 1917: the operations on the Ancre in Jan/Feb, the German withdrawal and the British Arras Offensive April – May 1917 Vimy, the battles of the Scarpe (3), of Bullecourt (2), and of Arleux.