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The Hundred Days Offensive: did the British win it for the Allies?

The Hundred Days Offensive: did the British win it for the Allies?

While admitting that Haig was no genius, revisionist historians have argued that by 1918, he was able to co-ordinate successfully all elements of military force – artillery, armour, airpower, and infantry – to achieve a decisive victory in the series of operations known collectively as ‘The Hundred Days’. Does this argument stand up to critique? Chris Bambery tests the case.

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The Hundred Days Offensive: did the British win it for the Allies?

The Hundred Days Offensive: did the British win it for the Allies?

While admitting that Haig was no genius, revisionist historians have argued that by 1918, he was able to co-ordinate successfully all elements of military force – artillery, armour, airpower, and infantry – to achieve a decisive victory in the series ...
They Shall Not Grow Old

They Shall Not Grow Old

Taylor Downing reports on Peter Jackson's new WWI centenary film. New Zealander Peter Jackson is known to cinema-goers for the lavish spectacles in which he specialises in breathtaking digital effects, including The Lord of the Rings trilogy (2001-2003) and The Hobbit trilogy (2012-14), both ...
Battle Royal – Louis, Prince Imperial

Battle Royal – Louis, Prince Imperial

Patrick Boniface on the deaths in combat of regal warriors. The savagery of the Zulu Wars showed no respect for class or privilege, and the naked remains of a young French prince were testimony to the ferocity of the fighting ...
MHM December Quiz - win a copy of Hurricane on DVD!

MHM December Quiz – win a copy of Hurricane on DVD!

This issue, we’re giving away three DVD copies of Hurricane. Hurricane tells the true story of the heroic Polish pilots who fought alongside the Royal Air Force to help take down the Nazi invaders during the Battle of Britain. Seen ...
MHM December Caption Competition

MHM December Caption Competition

Think of something appropriately witty for this image from our feature on Anglo-Saxons, published in the December issue of Military History Monthly. Leave your caption as a comment below. The best caption will be judged by the editorial team and published online! ...

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