The Australian Corps.The Winter Campaign at Messiners.The Allies’ Strife for a Plan.The Genesis of Michael.Ludendorff Strikes.Hebuterne. Before Amiens.Dernancourt – March 28th.Morlancourt – March 28th and 30th. The Truth About the Fifth Army.First Villers-Bretonneux.The Battle of Dernacourt.The Battle of the Lys – (I) April 9th-13th. The Battle of the Lys – (II) April 14th-24th.Hangard Wood and Somme – April 5th-23rd.Second Villers-Bretonneux – (I) The Germans Seize the Village.Second Villers-Bretonneux – (II) The Counter-Attack.After Villers-Bretonneux – Monument Wood.Results of the Offensive Against the British.
OFFICIAL HISTORY OF AUSTRALIA IN THE WAR OF 1914-1918 Volume V – The Australian Imperial Force in France: December 1917–May 1918
In volume five we see Australian troops fighting better and with more telling effect in a decisive period of military history. The great German offensive of March-April 1918 saw important battles for the Australian forces that were fought around Amiens and Hazelbrouck in the spring of 1918. By the end of April, despite huge casualties, the 2nd, 3rd and 5th Divisions were holding half the crucial front from Arras in the north to Amiens in the south-east.
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2017 N & M Press reprint (of original 1937 edition). SB. xii + 825 pp with 4 maps (in colour) & 279 illustrations
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