By Paul Kendall
The British didn't also have grenades. The BEF suffered 12,000 casualties. Their commanders, who weren't expert to struggle a latest warfare, have been misplaced for an answer or perhaps a process. It used to be at the Chemin des Dames that the 1st trenches of the Western entrance have been dug and the place the road that may stretch from the Swiss frontier to the North Sea begun. The conflict of the Aisne observed the sunrise of trench battle and a stalemate that may final for the following 4 years.
Wide-ranging archival study by way of writer Paul Kendall makes this the 1st in-depth research of the conflict in print. His correspondence with surviving family of these who fought brings a human face to the poor casualty records that may come to outline the trenches.
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Aisne 1914: The Dawn of Trench Warfare by Paul Kendall