By Nick Lloyd
In Hundred Days, acclaimed army historian Nick Lloyd leads readers into the endgame of worldwide struggle I, displaying how the well timed arrival of yankee males and materiel—as good because the bravery of French, British, and Commonwealth soldiers—helped to show the tide at the Western entrance. lots of those battle-hardened troops had continued years of terror within the trenches, clinging to their unravel via poison-gas assaults and fruitless attacks throughout no man’s land. ultimately, in July 1918, they and their American allies did the very unlikely: they back circulation to the western theater. utilizing shock assaults, leading edge artillery strategies, and swarms of tanks and airplane, they driven the Germans out in their trenches and compelled them again to their ultimate bastion: the Hindenburg Line, a powerful community of dugouts, barbed cord, and pillboxes. After an enormous attack, the Allies broke via, racing towards the Rhine and forcing Kaiser Wilhelm II to sue for peace.
An epic story starting from the ravaged fields of Flanders to the progressive streets of Berlin, Hundred Days recollects the bravery and sacrifice that eventually silenced the weapons of Europe.