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Swordbearers

supreme command in the First World War

by Correlli Barnett

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in


Edition Notes

This ed. originally published: New York: Morrow, 1964.

StatementCorrelli Barnett.
The Physical Object
Pagination392p. :
Number of Pages392
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21215038M
ISBN 100253355842

The Swordbearers by Howard A This is an fascinating series of "cameos" on some of the key leaders of World War One. Mr. Barnett examines the personalities of these men, and the elements of their backgrounds that led them to sometimes make controversial or 4/5(1). Correlli Barnett in The Swordbearers has taken four commanders and explored four of the major events of the First World War. Barnett attempts to show how the commanders’ human character affected the war; Moltke during the Marne, Jellicoe during the Battle of Jutland, Pétain and the French mutinies, and Ludendorff during the offensive.

The Swordbearers: Supreme Command in the First World War: Barnett, Correlli: Books - 5/5(2). They don't want to read a book on a computer and they don't want to. print AOR themselves from the PDF file. They prefer to underline, highlight, tab, dog-ear, and write not e s as. they study – perhaps on the 3 blank pages at the end of the book. T hey've completed the Quiklinked Age of Reason PDF Bible S tudy. and want to read through AOR Missing: swordbearers.

The Swordbearers: Supreme Command in the First World War, by Correlli Barnett (read 30 Jan ) I liked this book very much, but, regretfully, I did no post-reading note on my reading of it so now over 40 years later I cannot be more specific as to why I was so impressed by it/5(1). Edward M. Coffman’s main focus in The War to End All Wars was to showcase the American military experience during World War I. America was not prepared for the Great War. Over half the book deliberated the path of preparation. The administrative and logistical issues this type of affair entailed was almost incalculable, and unsurprisingly thought to be impossible.


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1)/5(3). Correlli Barnett is the author of highly-praised history books, such as 'The Desert Generals', 'The Swordbearers' and 'Britain and her Army'. He was historical consultant and part author of the BBC series 'The Great War' and won the Screen Writers' Guild Award for best British television documentary script/5.

This is a fascinating book, giving vivid portrayals of four important figures of WW1. That of Moltke is especially Swordbearers book, bringing out his hopeless inadequacy for the job in hand - a job which he had himself played an important role in bringing about.

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The background, in sharpest contrast, is a sudden and violent transition to mass collectivised life - to twentieth century industrial civilization. The principal actors are four national commanders-in-chief: two German, one Frenchman, one Englishman.

Theirs was the novel task of directing these new and terrifying forces of mass powering battle.4/5(1). Correlli Barnett is a world-renowned historian with particular prowess in military, naval, economic and social subjects.

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By. GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe. Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. Contrary to Tolstoy's thesis that battles shape themselves despite the efforts of leaders, Barnett takes as his theme that individual human character has a decisive effect upon events.Reprint of the ed.

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