Providing a systematic investigation into the evolving role of the artillery in the British Expeditionary Force, this study looks at how tactical and operational changes affected the overall Allied strategy. In line with the 'learning curve' thesis, it argues that despite many setbacks and missed opportunities, by 1918 the Royal Artillery had developed effective methods to overcome the defensive advantages of trench warfare that had mired the Western Front in bloody stalemate for the previous three years.H.A. Modern Artillery in the Field: A Description of the Artillery of the Field Army, and the Principles and Methods of its ... 1914. a. Field Service Pocket Book 1914 . London: HMSO, 1914; reprinted with amendments, 1916. a. Field Serviceanbsp;...
|Title||:||British Artillery on the Western Front in the First World War|
|Publisher||:||Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2013|