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Betrayal at Little Gibraltar a German fortress, a treacherous American general, and the battle to end World War I by Walker, William T. Jr

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Campaigns,
  • World War, 1914-1918,
  • United States,
  • Military leadership,
  • Military History,
  • Argonne, Battle of the, France, 1918,
  • United States. Army. Infantry Division, 79th,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementWilliam Walker
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD545.A63 W35 2016
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 447 pages
Number of Pages447
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27210540M
ISBN 101501117890, 1501117912
ISBN 109781501117893, 9781501117916
LC Control Number2015044665
OCLC/WorldCa930059088

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One of these units, the 79th Infantry Division, is the subject of William T. Walker's book Betrayal at Little Gibraltar. The 79ID was thrown into a battle it was not prepared for, and then, as Walker argues, made a scapegoat for the lack of progress in the early campaign. Walker describes the genesis of this book with a story/5(21). A "military history for all libraries" (Library Journal), Betrayal at Little Gibraltar tells of the soldiers who fought to capture the giant fortress and push the American advance. Using unpublished first-person accounts—and featuring photographs, documents, and maps—Walker describes the horrors of combat, the sacrifices of the doughboys, and the determined efforts of two participants to solve the mystery Released on: Ap   "Betrayal at Little Gibraltar is an intriguing combination of military history and detective story sure to prove controversial among both historians and military officers. Extensively footnoted and richly illustrated with maps and photographs, the book will undoubtedly become a must-read for those interested in World War I, particularly in the role played by the American Expeditionary Forces."Brand: Scribner. Betrayal at Little Gibraltar is an intriguing combination of military history and detective story sure to prove controversial among both historians and military officers. Extensively footnoted and richly illustrated with maps and photographs, the book will undoubtedly become a must-read for those interested in World War I, particularly in the role played by the American Expeditionary Forces.

  Betrayal at Little Gibraltar by William T Walker | Book of Bogan Betrayal at Little Gibraltar is a gritty, down-in-the-mud look at one of the lesser-known (at least to me) battles of World War 1. It follows the men and officers of the 79th Division in their bloody stalemate battle against the . BETRAYAL AT LITTLE GIBRALTAR. A German Fortress, a Treacherous American General, and the Battle to End World War I a fortified butte serving as a valuable observation post for German artillery and known as “the Little Gibraltar of the Western Front” for its impenetrability. our editors select the one author and one book they believe. Now William T. Walker tells the full story in his masterful Betrayal at Little the assault on Montfaucon, American forces become bogged down, a delay that cost untold lives as the Germans defended their lofty positions without mercy.   Buy Betrayal at Little Gibraltar: A German Fortress, a Treacherous American General, and the Battle to End World War I Reprint by Walker, William T. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(41).

But a betrayal of Americans by Americans results in a bloody debacle. Now William T. Walker tells the full story in his masterful Betrayal at Little the assault on Montfaucon, American forces become bogged down, a delay that cost untold lives as the . Betrayal at Little Gibraltar tells vivid human stories of the soldiers who fought to capture the giant fortress and push the American advance. Using unpublished first-person accounts—and featuring photographs, documents, and maps that place you in the action—Walker describes the horrors of World War I combat, the sacrifices of the doughboys, and the determined efforts of two participants to pierce the .   Betrayal at Little Gibraltar: A German Fortress, a Treacherous American General, and the Battle to End World War I. by William Walker Scribner, Part I of the book, pages, is devoted to setting the stage prior to the first shots of the battle. Part II is devoted to the action of the 79th Division from the start of the campaign until. Betrayal at Little Gibraltar tells vivid human stories of the soldiers who fought to capture the giant fortress and push the American advance. Using unpublished first-person accounts—and featuring photographs, documents, and maps that place you in the action—Walker describes the horrors of World War I combat, the sacrifices of the doughboys, and the determined efforts of two participants to pierce the cover-up .