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campaign of the Marne, 1914

Sewell T. Tyng

campaign of the Marne, 1914

by Sewell T. Tyng

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Published by Longmans, Green and co. in New York, Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marne, 1st Battle of the, France, 1914.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Sewell Tyng.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD545.ME T9
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 413 p.
    Number of Pages413
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6320193M
    LC Control Number35008636
    OCLC/WorldCa2339422

    ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages: maps ; 24 cm: Contents: The Schlieffen Plan --Plan XVII --Comparisons --The Prelude to Armageddon --The Contemptibles --Liege --The Offensive in Lorraine --The Offensive in the Ardennes --Belgium invaded --The Battle of the Sambre --Mons --The Genesis of the Marne --At Coblenz --Le Cateau --The Counter.   The battles of the Marne were two battles during the First World War. The first took place in September , and the second in the summer of Both battles were key moments in the First World War, which resulted in German defeats. But these battles also illustrate the evolution to modern warfare, i.e. the movement towards an ever more mechanical and industrial fire.

    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. 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 Brand: Sewell Tyng.

    World War I - World War I - The First Battle of the Marne: Already on September 3, General J.-S. Gallieni, the military governor of Paris, had guessed the significance of the German 1st Army’s swing inward to the Marne east of Paris. On September 4 Joffre, convinced by Gallieni’s arguments, decisively ordered his whole left wing to turn about from their retreat and to begin a general. It is a must read for military `buffs' and professionals alike."Holger H. Herwig Author of The Marne, The Opening of World War I and the Battle That Changed the World"Breakthrough: The Gorlice-Tarnow Campaign, takes a crucial step in filling the deep gap that has existed in the study of the Eastern front in the First World War as.


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Campaign of the Marne, 1914 by Sewell T. Tyng Download PDF EPUB FB2

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 all along the Western Front in The campaign was a close-run thing/5(15). 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.

The First Battle of the Marne (French: Première bataille de la Marne, also known as the Miracle of the Marne, Le Miracle de la Marne) was a World War I battle fought from 6–12 September It resulted in an Allied victory against the German armies in the west.

The battle was the culmination of the German advance into France and pursuit of the Allied armies which followed the Battle of Location: Marne River near Brasles, east of.

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 Brand: Westholme Publishing.

In the Germans launched an offensive that swept through Belgium and into France, campaign of the Marne 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, 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.

Sewell Tyng's "The Campaign of the Marne" is the best book Campaign of the Marne 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).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Tyng, Sewell T. (Sewell Tappan), Campaign of the Marne, New York, Toronto, Longmans, Green and Co., 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. The Battle of Galicia, also known as the Battle of Lemberg, was a major battle between Russia and Austria-Hungary during the early stages of World War I in In the course of the battle, the Austro-Hungarian armies were severely defeated and forced out of Galicia, while the Russians captured Lemberg and, for approximately nine months, ruled Eastern Galicia until their defeat at Gorlice and Location: Lemberg, Galicia (modern-day Ukraine).

The most interesting aspect of Herwig's book is his careful reconstruction of the controversial mission undertaken by OHL staff officer Richard Hentsch in early Septemberthe end result of which was the order issued to German right wing armies to retreat, marking the failure of the campaign.

Using material that emerged from the East. "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(12). 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 Author: Mohammed Khan.

For the first time in a generation, here is a bold new account of the Battle of the Marne, a cataclysmic encounter that prevented a quick German victory in World War I and changed the course of two wars and the world.

With exclusive information based on newly unearthed documents, Holger H. Herwig re-creates the dramatic battle and reinterprets Germany’s aggressive “Schlieffen Plan” as a /5(5).

The First Battle of the Marne Campaign Series, Book Kindle Book OverDrive Read Adobe EPUB eBook MB; Ian Sumner (Author) Graham Turner is a leading historical artist, specializing in the medieval period.

The First Battle of the Marne Embed Copy and. 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 OregonianBrand: Random House Publishing Group.

First Battle of the Marne, (September 6–12, ), an offensive during World War I by the French army and the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) against the advancing Germans who had invaded Belgium and northeastern France and were within 30 miles (48 km) of Paris.

The French threw back the massive German advance and thwarted German plans for. 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 First Battle Of The Marne The French Miracle Halts The Germans (campaign) the North Sea to Switzerland, which set the pattern for the rest of the war. This title presents the origins of the campaign, followed by a brief chronology, before detailing the opposing commanders and armies.

The book concludes with a look at the. 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.

Herwig's engrossing narrative of the first battle of the Marne inreally a history of the first six weeks of fighting on the western front, treats the clash as a study in best-laid plans. 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.Winston Churchill described the opening campaign of World War I as ‘a drama never surpassed&#.

The titanic clash of Europe&#;s armies in is one the great stories of 20th-century history, and one in which the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) played a notable part. Previous assessments of the BEF have held to an unshakeable belief in its exceptional performance during the battles.