FLESH AND STEEL DURING THE GREAT WAR: THE TRANSFORMATION OF THE FRENCH ARMY AND THE INVENTION OF MODERN WARFARE

GOYA (M.)

G048

£25.00

224pp., 20 illus. 2018. In 1914 the French army went to war with a flawed doctrine, brightly-coloured uniforms and a dire shortage of modern, heavy artillery How then, over four years of relentless, attritional warfare, did it become the great, industrialized army that emerged victorious in 1918?