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Catalog Number 2009.48.4
Object Name book
Accession number 2009.48
Summary Chapter I: The Opening Operations, From July 1 to August 8, 1918 (The general position; German attack of July 16; French counter-attack of July 18; Turn of the tide; Fifty-first and Sixty-second Divisions on the Ardres; Desperate fighting; The Fifteenth Scots Division at Buzancy; Le Glorieux Chardon d'Ecosee; Nicholson's Thirty-fourth Division at Oulchy-le-Chateau; The campaigns on the periphery) Chapter II: Attack of Rawlinson's Fourth Army, The Battle of Amiens, August 8-22 (Great British victory; Advance of the Canadians; Of the Australians; Of the Third Corps; Hard struggle at Chipilly; American assistance; Continuance of the operations; Great importance of the battle) Chapter III: Continuation of the Operations of Rawlinson's Fourth Army, From August 22 to the Battle of the Hindenburg Line September 29 (Further advance of the Australians; Of the Third Corps; Capture of Albert; Advance across the old Somme battlefield; Capture of Mont St. Quentin; Splendid Australian exploit; Fall of Peronne; Debut of the Yeomanry (Seventy-fourth) Division; Attack on the outliers of the Hindenburg Line; Appearance of the Ninth Corps; Eve of the Judgement) Chapter IV: The Attack of Byng's Third Army, August 21, 1918 to September 29, 1918 (Advance of Shulte's Fifth Corps; Great deat in crossing the Ancre; Across the old battlefield; Final position of Fifth Corps opposite Hindenburg's Main Line; Advance of Haldane's Sixth Corps; Severe fighting; Arrival of the Fifty-second Division; Formation of Ferguson's Seventeenth Corps; Recapture of Havrincourt; Advance of Harper's Fourth Corps; Great tenacity of the troops; The New Zealanders and the Jaeger; Final position before the decisive battle) Chapter V: The Advance of Horne's First Army, From August 26 to September 27 (The indefatigable Fifty-first Division; Capture of Greenland Hill; Fine advance of the Canadians; Breaking of the Drocourt-Queant line; Fine work of the Sixty-third Naval Division; Great day for the Dominion; Demeanor of German prisoners) Chapter VI: The Operations of Rawlinson's Fourth Army, From the Battle of the Hindenburg Line (September 29) to the Battle of the Selle, October 17 (The first American operations; The rupture of the Hindenburg Line; Predicament of Twenty-seventh American Division; Their gallant resistance; Great Australian attack; Remarkable feat by the Forty-sixth North Midland Territorial Division; Exeunt the Third Corps and the Australians; Entrance of the Thirteenth Corps; Rupture of the Beaurevoir line; Advance to the Selle River) Chapter VII: The Operations of Rawlinson's Fourth Army, From the Battle of the Selle, October 17, to the end (Attack upon the line of the Selle River; Stubborn work by the Second American Corps; Success of the Ninth Corps; Hard fighting at Le Cateau; Great feat of the South Africans; Continued advance; Delay-action mines; Capture of Landrecies; Dramatic exit of the German machine-gunner; Splendid work of the First Division) Chapter VIII: Operations of Byng's Third Army, From the Battle of the Hindenburg Line (September 29) to the Battle of the Selle (October 17) (Fighting at L'Escaut Canal; Dash of the New Zealanders; The Guards in a hot corner; Crossing of the Canal; Back on the old ground; Great work by all four Corps of the Third Army) Chapter IX: Operations of Byng's Third Army, From the Battle of the Selle, October 12, to the end (The battle of the Selle River; Reversion to open warfare; The valour of Lancashire; Haig's incessant blows; Weakening of the German morale; The battle of Mormal Forest; New Zealanders and the medieval fortress; Capture of the great forest; The Sambre bridged; A grand Division; Advance of Fergusson's Seventeenth Corps; The last phase) Chapter X: The Advance of Horne's First Army, From September 27 to the end (The Canadians at the Canal du Nord; Hard fighting at Bourlon; Strong counter-attack at Abancourt; Canadian valour; Godley's Twenty-second Corps; The Ecaillon valley; Forcing of the Rhonelle; General Heneker's attack; Capture of Douai) Chapter XI: Operations of the Second and Fifth Armies, September 28 - November 11 (King Albert in the field; Great Belgo-Franco-British advance; The last act on the old stage; The prophet of 1915; Renewed advance; Germans desert the coast; Relief of Douai and Lille; The final stage in the subsidiary theatres of war)

Maps and Plans: (Map to illustrate the British Campaign in France and Flanders; Advance of Fourth Army, August 8, showing gains up to August 12, and Final Position after the Fall of Peronne; Position of British Corps, end of September, 1918; Advance of First, Third, and Fourth British Armies from August 21, 1918 to September 2,1918. Arrow points to the Rupture of the Queant-Drocour Line; General Position of the Allies immediately before the Armistice of November 11, 1918; Allied Advance in the North; (in text) The Attack on the Selle)
Title A History of the Great War, Vol VI: The British Campaigns in France and Flanders, 1918 July to November
Author Doyle, Arthur Conan
Published Date 1920
Publisher George H. Doran
Published Place New York
OCLC Number 648730