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Hamel 4th July 1918: The Australian & American Triumph

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By John Hughes-Wilson Uniform Publishing, £12.99, pb, 163pp, 15 ills. ISBN: 978–191–160–442–6 This is a somewhat odd book about an event which normally takes up no more than a chapter in many histories. Nevertheless, Hamel was undoubtedly a significant action, part of what the Australians called ‘peaceful penetration’ of the German lines which…


Trial by Friendship. Anglo-American Relations 1917-1918. David R. Woodward.

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1993 University Press of Kentucky  [This review first appeared in Stand To! No.43 April 1995. Members of The Western Front Association receive our journal Stand To!, three times a year and have access to the full archive online].  Anglo-American relations at the time when the United States entered the Great War have been somewhat neglected by Bri…


The US 2nd Division at Blanc Mont Ridge by Major General by David T Zabecki

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[This article first appeared in the October 1918 edition of Stand To! No. 113] The US 2nd Division’s capture of the heavily– defended German positions on Blanc Mont Ridge on 3 October 1918 was arguably the most ingenious and skilfully conducted American divisional attack of the Great War. Ironically, however, Blanc Mont today is one of the least r…