Walking the Somme (Battleground Europe) of Reed, Paul 2nd

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The British captured 188,700 prisoners, almost 50% of the total taken by all the Allied armies in France in this period. (1) The scale of Haig's victories moved the Allied Generalissimo, Marshall Foch, to write; Never at any time in history has the British Army achieved greater results in attack than in this unbroken offensive... If Britain and France perceived Hitler as a buffer against Stalin, then Mussolini in the early 1930s seemed like a buffer against Hitler.

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