The Battle of Bellicourt Tunnel: Tommies, Diggers

    The Battle of Bellicourt Tunnel: Tommies, Diggers

    and Doughboys on the Hindenburg Line, 1918

    Dale Blair

    Frontline 2011

    Hardback 208pp Illustrated

    9781848325876   Product Code: 20437

    The Bellicourt Tunnel is a 3.5-mile underground stretch of the canal that connects the cities of Cambrai and St Quentin. In 1918 it formed a part of the German defensive Hindenburg Line and the battles that took place in the vicinity played an important part in Germany's ultimate defeat. This detailed history examines the roles of the British, Australian and American troops in the fighting and assesses the performance of Field Marshal Haig and other senior commanders in the field.

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