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'The Battle of Chemin des Dames' a talk given by Peter Ramsden.


This French offensive was the second-largest battle on the western front in 1917. For years it shared with Passchendaele (Ypres 3) a reputation of being the height of futile self-immolation. Modern accounts offer a more balanced perspective. The talk covers the heavily polarised attitudes before the attack was launched, and then describes the battl…