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A Moonlight Massacre chapter 1 A Moonlight Massacre , meaning A Moonlight Massacre , genre A Moonlight Massacre , book cover A Moonlight Massacre , flies A Moonlight Massacre , A Moonlight Massacre 84d60540ed28e The Third Battle Of Ypres Was Officially Terminated By Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig With The Opening Of The Battle Of Cambrai On November Nevertheless, A Comparatively Unknown Set Piece Attack The Only Large Scale Night Operation Carried Out On The Flanders Front During The Campaign Was Launched Twelve Days Later On December This Volume Is A Necessary Corrective To Previously Published Campaign Narratives Of What Has Become Popularly Known As Passchendaele It Examines The Course Of Events From The Mid November Decision To Sanction Further Offensive Activity In The Vicinity Of Passchendaele Village To The Barren Operational Outcome That Forced British GHQ To Halt The Attack Within Ten Hours Of Zero A Litany Of Unfortunate Decisions And Circumstances Contributed To The Profitless Result At The Tactical Level, A Novel Hybrid Set Piece Attack Scheme Was Undermined By A Fatal Combination Of Snow Covered Terrain And Bright Moonlight At The Operational Level, The Highly Unsatisfactory Local Situation In The Immediate Aftermath Of Third Ypres Post Strategic Phase October November Appeared To Offer No Other Alternative To Attacking From The Confines Of An Extremely Vulnerable Salient Perhaps The Most Tragic Aspect Of The Affair Occurred At The Political And Strategic Level, Where Haig S Earnest Advocacy For Resumption Of The Flanders Offensive In Spring Was Maintained Despite Obvious Signs That The Initiative Had Now Passed To The Enemy And The Crisis Of The War Was Fast Approaching A Moonlight Massacre Provides An Important Contribution And Re Interpretation Of The Discussion Surrounding Passchendaele, Based Firmly On An Extensive Array Of Sources, Many Unpublished, And Supported By Illustrations And Maps


11 thoughts on “A Moonlight Massacre

  1. says:

    Impeccably researched and highly detailed account of the final acts of 3rd Ypres The areas I found particularly of interest were the detail of planning such an assault, the problems of communication with the front line the impact of not knowing where the new front line stood , and the high level of involvement of the GOC 32 Div during the attack and in its immediate aftermath.


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