By Winston Groom
The Ypres Salient in Belgian Flanders was once the main infamous and dreaded territory in all of worldwide warfare I—possibly of any struggle in heritage. After Germany’s failed try and catch Britain’s serious ports alongside the English Channel, a bloody stalemate ensued during this pastoral zone no greater than the island of ny. Ypres grew to become a spot of horror, heroism, and terrifying new strategies and applied sciences: poison gasoline, tanks, mines, air moves, and the unspeakable distress of trench warfare.
Drawing at the journals of the lads and ladies who have been there, Winston Groom has penned a drama of politics, process, the human middle, and the fight for victory opposed to all odds.
This publication good points sixteen pages of black-and-white historic photographs.
“Everything nonfiction may still be.” —Fort worthy Star-Telegram
“Groom reconstructs a forgotten army passage that serves as a cautionary story approximately war’s consequences.” —Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
“Groom’s account, choked with aspect and the odor of gunsmoke, is expertly paced and freed from uninteresting stretches.” —Kirkus Reviews
“Moving . . . Inspiring . . . An vital and brilliantly written book.” —Booklist
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A Storm in Flanders: The Ypres Salient, 1914–1918: Tragedy and Triumph on the Western Front by Winston Groom