The Western Front 1917-1918
By Andrew Wiest (Author), Dennis Showalter (Foreword)
The Western Front 1917-1918 describes the final two years of the war as the Entente were boosted by the entry of America on their side, and the Germans struggled to take advantage of the Russian defeat. It includes such battles and campaigns as Third Ypres, also known as Passchendaele, Vimy Ridge, Operation Michael, Belleau Wood, and Amiens. Detailed maps accompany boxes explaining key events, personalities, and weapons.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR(S)
Andrew Wiest is University Distinguished Professor of History at the University of Southern Mississippi and Founding Director of the university's Dale Center for the Study of War and Society. He is author of many books including The Illustrated History of World War I and The Boys of '67, and co-author of Campaigns of World War II: The Pacific War, The Illustrated History of the Vietnam War, and Strategy and Tactics: Infantry Warfare.