By Paul Kendall
The British didn't also have grenades. The BEF suffered 12,000 casualties. Their commanders, who weren't knowledgeable to struggle a latest battle, have been misplaced for an answer or perhaps a method. It used to be at the Chemin des Dames that the 1st trenches of the Western entrance have been dug and the place the road that will stretch from the Swiss frontier to the North Sea begun. The conflict of the Aisne observed the sunrise of trench war and a stalemate that will final for the subsequent 4 years.
Wide-ranging archival examine by way of writer Paul Kendall makes this the 1st in-depth research of the conflict in print. His correspondence with surviving kinfolk of these who fought brings a human face to the bad casualty records that might come to outline the trenches.
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Aisne 1914: The Dawn of Trench Warfare by Paul Kendall