Always in the vanguard of revisionism, Peter has studied the developing effectiveness of the BEF from the mid-war offensives to the final battles of 1918. The delegation of tactical responsibility driven down the ranks from High Command to junior officers and beyond ultimately, with new technologies and methods, led to the successful warfare of the 'Hundred Days'. Nowhere was this more important than in the middle ranks of brigade and battalion command 

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