campaign of the Marne, 1914.

by Sewell Tyng

Publisher: Longmans in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 413 Downloads: 125
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  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Naval [and] military
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 413 p. map.
Number of Pages413
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Open LibraryOL16703603M

I read this book right after reading the author's excellent The First World War: Germany and Austria-Hungary That book offered a sweeping history of the war trough the experience of the Central Powers with plenty of interesting anecdotes from common people. I wish Herwig had written his book on the Battle of the Marne the same way/5(59). A clean, tight, unmarked, fine copy. $ Media Rate shipping. Foreign buyers: before ordering, please inquire about the cost to ship internationally. It can be quite expensive, or better yet, use eBay's Global Shipping Program. Selling books through the mail for over forty years. Bid with confidence. Returnable if not as Rating: % positive. The Second Battle of the Marne (French: Seconde Bataille de la Marne) (15 July – 6 August ) was the last major German offensive on the Western Front during the First World attack failed when an Allied counterattack, supported by several hundred tanks, overwhelmed the Germans on their right flank, inflicting severe casualties. Book is in Like New / near Mint Condition. Will include dust jacket if it originally came with one. Text will be unmarked and pages crisp. Satisfaction is guaranteed with every order. FIRST BATTLE OF MARNE FRENCH 'MIRACLE' HALTS GERMANS (CAMPAIGN) By Ian Sumner **Mint Condition**.

The Marne, The Opening of World War I and the Battle that Changed the World. New York: Random House. ISBN Humphries, M. O.; Maker, J. (). Der Weltkrieg: The Battle of the Frontiers and Pursuit to the Marne. Germany's Western Front: Translations from the German Official History of the Great War. I. Part 1 (1st ed.). Buy a cheap copy of The First Battle of the Marne The book by Ian Sumner. Osprey's study of the Battle of the Marne, which was one of the decisive encounters of World War I (), saving France from a catastrophic defeat that would Free shipping over $

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Tyng relates the events of the Marne well enough, in clear, easy-to-understand prose. The marches, the countermarches, the oversights, the critical decisions, and from a variety of perspectives.

It is a benchmark of what military history should be. Tyng covers the fighting campaign of the Marne along the Western Front in The campaign was a close-run s:   "The First Battle of the Marne The French 'miracle' halts the Germans (Campaign)", by Ian Sumner and illustrated by Graham Turner, is an entry in the Osprey "Campaign" series on the Allied counterattack in known as the Battle of the Marne.

The book follows the typical Osprey Campaign format - typically about 96 pages long, consisting /5(13). The First Battle of the Marne The French ‘miracle’ halts the Germans (Campaign Book ) - Kindle edition by Sumner, Ian, Turner, Graham.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The First Battle of the Marne The French ‘miracle’ halts the Germans (Campaign Book )/5(14).

In The Campaign of the Marne, the entire genesis of the Schlieffen Plan, its modification, implementation, and the complex series of grueling battles that followed is laid out with the intent to make the entire episode comprehensible to the general reader.

Hailed as one of the best nonfiction books of the twentieth century by eminent Author: Sewell Tyng. The Campaign of the Marne, Hardcover – January 1, by Sewell Tappan Tyng (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ — $ Hardcover $Author: Sewell Tappan Tyng.

The Campaign of the Marne by Sewell Tyng is a superb account of the opening campaign on the Western Front. This is not a book for those who prefer the soldier's view of war. It is military history pitched at the strategic and operational levels of war, with tactical actions interspersed that demonstrate the effects of the fog and friction of war/5.

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Software. An illustration of two 1914. book. The campaign of the Marne, Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Tyng, Sewell T. (Sewell Tappan), Campaign of the Marne, New York, Toronto, Longmans, Green and Co., The book concludes with a summary of the German retreat to the Aisne and the desultory Allied "pursuit" followed by brief chapters on the Marne in retrospect, legends and myths and an analysis of Joffre.

20 very good sketch maps support the narrative and allow the reader to 1914. book follow the complexity of this vast and fast moving s: The dramatic opening weeks of the Great War passed into legend long before the conflict ended.

The British Expeditionary Force fought a mesmerizing campaign, outnumbered and outflanked but courageous and skillful, holding the line against impossible odds, sacrificing themselves to stop the last great German offensive of Sewell Tyng's "The Campaign of the Marne" is the best book I have read concerning the opening campaign of The Great War on the Western Front.

First published over 75 years ago, Tyng's insightful analysis and comments on the contending commanders and on the outcomes and implications of the various battles remain valid today despite considerable later research and greater access to official /5(3).

In The Campaign of the Marne, the entire genesis of the Schlieffen Plan, its modification, implementation, and the complex series of grueling battles that followed is laid out with the intent to make the entire episode comprehensible to the general reader.

Hailed as one of the best nonfiction books of the twentieth century by eminent. About This Book. Selected as One of the Best Nonfiction Books of the Twentieth Century by John Keegan. With diplomacy unraveling during the summer ofGermany swept into Belgium during the first week of August in an audacious attempt to catch France and England off guard.

Praise for Campaign of the Marne: “A masterly account of. THE MARCH ON PARIS AND THE BATTLE OF THE MARNE90 pages, Von Kluck commanded the 1st Army and was in the middle of the action as the Germans marched on Paris.

This is his account of the campaign and the battle of the marne. General A. von Kluck. Buy a cheap copy of The Campaign of the Marne book by Sewell Tyng. Free shipping over $ Buy a cheap copy of The Campaign of the Marne book by Sewell Tyng.

Free shipping over $ course of events so that even the layman can follow."""-"New Republic With diplomacy unraveling during the summer ofGermany swept into Belgium during the. "The First Battle of the Marne The French 'miracle' halts the Germans (Campaign)", by Ian Sumner and illustrated by Graham Turner, is an entry in the Osprey "Campaign" series on the Allied counterattack in known as the Battle of the Marne.

The book follows the typical Osprey Campaign format - typically about 96 pages long, consisting Reviews: The army participated in the Battle of the Frontiers, mainly in the battles of Dinant and Charleroi gained infamy for their responsibility for the destruction of Reims in September After the Second Army’s was forced back after the First Battle of the Marne, Von.

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It covers the Marne Campaign of One player is the German and other play with the Entente (French and British troops). German Player wins if there is a German unit in or adjacent to Paris at end of any turn and he can trace a line of connected squares, free of Entente units.

The Marne, The Opening of World War I and the Battle That Changed the World. by Holger H. Herwig, Random House, New York,$ Since its publication inSewell Tyng’s The Campaign of the Marne, has remained the standard English account of the operations that began World War I and determined its longer.

Marne Campaign. Shortly before the outbreak of hostilities and the Marne Campaign of Moltke was called to the Kaiser who had been told by Prince Carl Max Lichowsky that the British Foreign Secretary, Sir Edward Grey had offered British neutrality if France was not attacked.

An older book: The Campaign of the Marne by Sewell Tyng (no photo) Synopsis With diplomacy unraveling during the summer ofGermany swept into Belgium during the first week of August in an audacious attempt to catch France and England off guard.

An admirable book which seeks to make available in English the immense amount of documentary and other material that has poured from the press in the last twenty years. Based upon the French, Belgian, British and German official accounts, and on extensive memoir material and monographic studies, it covers the military history of the war in the west from the beginning through the battle of the.

The First Battle of the Marne was one of the most pivotal battles in history. Fought outside Paris in Septemberit turned the tide of the German invasion of France, and robbed Kaiser Wilhelm II of his best chance of winning the First World battle began when the French and British armies launched a massive counter-offensive, and it ended - after five, tense days of fluctuating.

Herwig combines colorful evocations of the horrors of the fighting with a lucid operational history of the campaign.”—Publishers Weekly “The commanders you’ll encounter in The Marne, aren’t familiar names to most people today, but their mistakes, fears and courage make them excellent dramatic characters.”—The Oregonian.

The Battle of the Marne. London: Elek Books, (Translation of La Bataille de la Marne, published by Editions B. Arthaud, ) Michelin Guide The Marne Battle-Fields () ; Perris, George Herbert. The Battle of the Marne.

London: Methuen, Porch, Douglas. The March to the Marne: The French Army, – (Cambridge, The march on Paris and the battle of the Marne, by Alexander von Kluck: La Marne () Tome I: L'Ourcq (Chantilly-Senlis-Meaulx) The Marne Battlefields Marne Battlefields Michelin's Illustrated Guides to the Battlefields by Michelin: I normally find the Campaign books to be too short and lacking on details but this book was perfect for its subject.

At first glance, its short background section looks too short, but this allows Sumner to use the bulk of the book to describe in fairly close detail the battles that formed the Battle of the Marne/5(2).

Herwig combines colorful evocations of the horrors of the fighting with a lucid operational history of the campaign. An immense bloodbath that was supposed to be climactic but proved only a prelude to worse carnage, the Marne becomes, in Herwig's telling, an apt microcosm of the war to end all wars.

16 pages of b&w photos; maps. The first Marne campaign was unique and para-doxical since it was a strategic loss for Germany in a situation where German forces won almost every tac-tical engagement. Analyzing how this happened offers Imperial German Army Col. Gen. Alexander von Kluck (fifth from the left) and his First Army staff, autumn.

In the Germans launched an offensive that swept through Belgium and into France, threatening to crush French resistance in one fell swoop. However, through careful maneuvering and stubborn resistance, the French Army, aided by the BEF, blunted the assault, winning an important strategic victory that kept France in the war.

This victory ensured that Germany would have to fight a two-front. the marne, the opening of world war i and the battle that changed the world by holger h. herwig ‧ release date: dec.

8, The First Battle of the Marne The French 'miracle' halts the Germans (Campaign ) Ian Sumner The battle of the Marne was one of the decisive encounters of the World War I, saving France from a catastrophic defeat that would almost certainly have knocked her out of the war.