By John Mosier
Based on formerly unused French and German resources, this difficult and arguable new research of the conflict at the Western entrance from 1914 to 1918 finds how and why the Germans received the key battles with one-half to one-third fewer casualties than the Allies, and the way American troops in 1918 kept the Allies from defeat and a negotiated peace with the Germans.
Read or Download The Myth of the Great War: A New Military History of World War I PDF
Similar strategy books
The idea that of a legionary fort as an everlasting constitution dates from the reign of Augustus (27 BCâ€"AD 14). it is just from that point that we discover a status military dispensed round the empire, and their everlasting fortresses built from the transitority box fortifications of the legions on crusade.
The straightforward castles raised after the Norman conquest have been built all through eleventh and twelfth centuries, while the advent of Islamic and Byzantine fortification concepts from the overdue twelfth century ended in extra advancements in citadel structure. those fortifications have been to be good demonstrated through the process the thirteenth century as England was once riven by means of the clash, characterised by way of lengthy sieges, among the monarchy and strong magnates.
On 15 March 1781, the armies of Nathanael Greene and Lord Charles Cornwallis fought one of many bloodiest and so much severe engagements of the yank Revolution on the Guilford Courthouse in piedmont North Carolina. even if positive, Cornwallis declared the conquest of the Carolinas very unlikely. He made the fateful determination to march into Virginia, ultimately prime his military to the Yorktown hand over and clearing the way in which for American independence.
A finished and useful, step by step consultant to pricing research and process improvement. the method and strategies of Pricing indicates readers find out how to deal with markets strategically–rather than just calculate pricing in keeping with product and profit–in order to enhance their competitiveness and the profitability in their deals.
- The North Atlantic Treaty Organization: The Enduring Alliance (Global Institutions)
- From Strategy to Change: Implementing the Plan in Higher Education (The Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series)
- The Poker Tournament Formula II: Advanced Strategies
- George Lindsay and the Art of Technical Analysis: Trading Systems of a Market Master
- Multinationals in India: FDI and Complementation Strategy in a Developing Country
Additional info for The Myth of the Great War: A New Military History of World War I
17 Addressing the uncertain future of preserving the past RAND Europe which are responsible for publishing 49 percent of all research articles; 43 percent of the world’s research papers are published by European authors, and it is estimated that Europe accounts for 24 to 32 percent of world expenditure on journals European Commission (2007). 1000000 Number of titles 100000 10000 1000 100 10 1 1800 1850 1900 1950 2000 2050 2100 Year Figure 4. 2 Costs and pricing of publishing The prices of journals and the profits made by publishers have been subject to continuing criticism from the academic and library community.
Keeping in mind that the German context is different from that in The Netherlands,18 the Deutsche Nationalbibliothek takes a narrower public service task and focuses solely on publications in the German language and those about Germany published abroad in other languages (interview with Ute Schwens 2007). Other stakeholders’ perceptions of national libraries vary considerably. The libraries’ long history is viewed often as an important asset, creating confidence that they will continue to exist in perpetuity.
While the Phaistos disc is said to date back about four millennia and paper can last several hundreds of years, digital media have a much shorter lifespan. Rothenberg (1995) assessed the life expectancy of several media (see Table 1). The contents of most digital media disintegrate long before words written on high-quality paper. Furthermore, digital content possibly faces an even more challenging problem than that of decrypting the purpose and meaning of the Phaistos disc,4 because of the limited longevity of information carriers and the software and hardware that make the stored information accessible to users.
The Myth of the Great War: A New Military History of World War I by John Mosier