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Author Gale, Tim, 1956-
Title The French army's tank force and armoured warfare in the Great War : the Artillerie Spéciale / Tim Gale.
Publication Info. Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource.
Series Ashgate studies in First World War history.
Note Description based on print version record.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: the French armoured force: the Artillerie Spéciale -- "It takes a lot of stuff to kill a German": French material responses to the Western Front -- "Our sacrifice will not be in vain": the Artillerie Spéciale in the Nivelle Offensive 1917 -- The battle behind the lines: aftermath of the Nivelle Offensive -- "A masterpiece of tactics": the Battle of Malmaison -- "A charming toy": the light and heavy tanks and other projects -- The charge at Chaudun: the tank regulations and the introduction of the Renault light tank into service -- All the perfect engines of modern war 1: the battles of Cutry & Antheuil and Directive No. 5 -- The greatest day since the Marne 2: the Battle of Soissons, July 1918 -- The Battle of Somme-Py: Champagne, swansong of the medium tanks -- Conclusion: an event as important as the invention of gunpowder and cannon?
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject France. Armée. Artillerie Spéciale.
France. Armée -- History -- World War, 1914-1918.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Tank warfare.
Tanks (Military science) -- France -- History -- 20th century.
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1409466612 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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