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FALKENHAYN (Gen. Erich von) General Headquarters 1914-1916 & its Critical Decisions. 1st Eng. Ed., 299pp., 6 plates, 5 sketch maps. VG in dw. Hutchinson. 1919  #60394
[HLMainPic] German Chief of Staff responsible for inter alia Verdun & the early Somme battles. "Falkenhayn was solely responsible for the conduct of the war on Germany's side in that period [September 1915-August 1916], & what he has to say of the Battles of Ypres & the Masurian lakes, the great drive against Russia in 1915, the Battles of Verdun & the Somme is of the highest interest & importance..." - sleeve notes. Highly regarded by Falls who awarded two stars ("There are perhaps half a dozen German histories important to the British reader in search of information regarding the policy & conduct of the War from the enemy's pint of view. Of these the late General von Falkenhayn's apologia is certainly one..." Orig. blue cloth, titled in black (second issue binding), VG & rare original edition in neatly renovated & VG dw. See illustration on our website.   £225


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