The retreat from Mons by George Stuart Gordon

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Published by Houghton Miffin company in New York .

Written in English

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  • Western Front.

Subjects:

  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Western Front

Edition Notes

London edition (Constable) published in 1918 under title; Mons and the retreat.

Book details

Statementwith a preface by Field Marshal Lord French.
SeriesThe operations of the British army in the present war, [1]
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD544 .G6
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 104 p., 1 l.
Number of Pages104
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6599959M
LC Control Number17019810
OCLC/WorldCa1893352

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New York, Houghton Mifflin Co., (OCoLC)   Martin, I have read Mons,retreat to victory by John Terraine and can recommend book also covers mobilisation,embarkation and throughout,the many problems facing the BEF due to a poor relationship with the French 5th army,which were on the right of the BEF.

The Retreat from Mons South is the second volume in Pen & Sword's Battle Lines series to cover the opening campaign of the Great War. It is the essential companion for every visitor who is keen to retrace the path taken by the British Exped.

The Retreat from Mons South is the second volume in Pen & Sword's Battle Lines series to cover the opening campaign of the Great War. It is the essential companion for every visitor who is keen to retrace the path taken by the British Expeditionary Force immediately after the outbreak of the conflict – all the important battle sites of the second stage of the retreat are featured : £ "The Retreat from Mons" by Arthur Corbett-Smith.

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Brand new Book. Excerpt from The Retreat From Mons: By One Who Shared in It But Aldershot was ready for it. For many a long year past Aldershot had existed for the Army. Latterly it had been the forge where Britain's little striking force, the spear-head of her armies, had been welded, sharpened and tested, made ready for instant launching.

History. On 22–23 Augustthe first major engagement of the British Expeditionary Force in the First World War occurred at the Battle of ing German forces were thrown back by heavily outnumbered British troops, who suffered heavy casualties and, being outflanked, were forced into rapid retreat the next day.

The retreat and the battle were rapidly perceived by the British. This takes in the Mons area itself but also the early stage of the retreat from Mons down to the battlefield at Le Cateau. The text is clear and the book goes into some detail with lots of human interest stories.

There are good, clear maps and is well supported Price: £ Following the Battles of Mons and Le Cateau the already near exhausted British Expeditionary Force, who had been marching and fighting for six days without a break, embarked on a nine day epic march across France.

They headed back to the safety of the far. Additional Physical Format: Print version: Corbett-Smith, Arthur, Retreat from Mons. London, New York [etc.] Cassell and Co., (DLC) Retreat from Mons. London, New York, Oxford University Press, H.

Milford [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book. The book, as the title implies, covers the retreat from Mons. It therefore covers much the same topic as Robin Neilland’s book “The Old Contemptibles – The British Expeditionary Force ” published some years ago.

I regard them both as being good reference points for the whole topic. The Retreat from Mons South is the second volume in Pen & Sword's Battle Lines series to cover the opening campaign of the Great War. It is the essential companion for every visitor who is keen to retrace the path taken by the British Expeditionary Force immediately after the outbreak of the conflict – all the important battle sites of the second stage of the retreat are featured here.

Twice in the 20th century, a British Expeditionary Force has taken the field in Northern France to fight beside the French Army. Twice, the Expeditionary Force has survived threat of complete destruction. But the differences between the Retreat to Dunkirk in and the first encounter with the enemy at Mons in are significant.

Mons to the Marne, the latest volume in Pen & Sword's Battle Lines series of walking, cycling and driving guides to the Western Front, is the essential companion for every visitor who is keen to retrace the path taken by the British Expeditionary.

The Retreat from Mons book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5(1). The Retreat from Mons By one who shared in it Language: English: LoC Class: D History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: World War I () Subject: World War, -- Campaigns -- Western Front Category: Text: audio books by Jane Austen.

The Retreat from Mons South is the second volume in Pen & Sword’s Battle Lines series to cover the opening campaign of the Great War. It is the essential companion for every visitor who is keen to retrace the path taken by the British Expeditionary Force immediately after the outbreak of the conflict – all the important battle sites of the second stage of the retreat are featured here.

If Blenheim and Leipzig have taught us one thing, it's that one-day battles can fill hundreds of pages. The piecemeal withdrawal from the slagheaps on 23 August however, is so Osprey-sized (Mons The BEF's tactical triumph) that the entire retreat to victory follows, until the German cavalry under Von Richthofen narrowly misses the opportunity to deny the French 5th Army passage /5.

The Retreat From Mons, or ‘The Great Retreat’, was a harsh lesson for both the British troops who were retreating in the face of the overwhelming forces of the German Armies, and the Germans themselves, with the stubborn tenacity and fighting abilities of the long-service British Tommies. Mons to the Marne, the latest volume in Pen & Sword's Battle Lines series of walking, cycling and driving guides to the Western Front, is the essential companion for every visitor who is keen to retrace the path taken by the British Expeditionary Force immediately after the outbreak of the First World War.

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If you do not have Adobe Reader already installed on your. 24 August – 5 September the retreat from Mons, including the Battle of Le Cateau. The Battle of Mons. Falling back from Mons: Smith-Dorrien decides to make a stand. By nightfall of the 25 August the retreating British II Corps was being closely pursued by the German First Army.

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To allow me to assess the walk does any member know of any map which covers the full walk in detail or will I have to use normal Michelin maps. Any suggestions please In memory of Anthony Noble KRRC (died from wounds 31/05/15).

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An exceptional and vivid account of the opening battles of the First World War with the B.E.F. Captain Hyndson was with the Loyal North Lancashire Regiment during the retreat from Mons until the First Battle of Ypres during which he was wounded and invalided back to Blighty.

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Two views of the Great RetreatImperial Germany had long planned the conflict that was to become the First World War, but when the onslaught came there was little sign that the nations which would be embroiled were prepared for the storm.

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Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. Mons and the retreat Addeddate Call number Camera Canon 5D External-identifier urn:oclc:record Foldoutcount 0 Identifier. Lt Arkwright shown at the end of the retreat from Mons [ALAMY] Almost everything that went wrong with the Great Retreat was the fault of one man, Field Marshal Sir.

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