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Beckett, Ian F.W., - Preliminary Material


Warfare | Western Front


This front matter section of the book 1917: Beyond the Western Front contains table of contents, list of contributors and introduction about the book. When it comes to 1916, popular general histories of the Great War tend to dwell largely upon Verdun and the Somme as the yearís defining conflicts. The Western Front, therefore, dominates the popular historiography though Jutland occasionally makes a token appearance. Popular accounts of 1917 are rather more balanced sinc…

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“Preliminary Material”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 26 January 2022 <>
First published online: 2015

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