The Marne, 1914.




Random House.


New York



Item Description

8vo. 6.5 x 9.5 inches. xii + [i] + 391 + [4] pp. Bound in original quarter black over buff cloth, gilt, in pictorial dust wrapper. A fine copy. Illustrated by 16 pages of black and white plates and by 19 maps in text. A well researched re-creation of the crucial Battle of the Marne, September 1914, in which the French and British armies halted the German advance towards Paris and, following the Battle of the Aisne in October, stabilised the western front for the subsequent four years of warfare. By Holgar H. Herwig (b. Hamburg 1941), Canadian academic, Professor of History at the University of Calgary and writer on military and naval history, specialising in The First World War and Germany.

[Stock No. 26353]

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