The Myth of the Great War A New Military History of World War I by John Mosier

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In The Myth of the Great War, John Mosier seeks to dispel several views held by historians about WWI. He shows that the Germans were invariably more successful on the battlefield than either the British or the French, even though Germany lost the war.

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Based on previously unused French and German sources, this challenging and controversial new analysis of the war on the Western front from to reveals how and why the Germans won the major battles with one-half to one-third fewer casualties than the Allies, and how American troops in saved the Allies from defeat and a negotiated peace with the Germans/5(32).

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It is not. More translucent, than transparent, the author's personal opinions and personal prejudices are seemingly evident.2/5(1). The Myth of the Great War by Mosier is a pro-German view of the conflict. If one took at face value everything the author says one would think Germany won the war.

Perhaps Germany won on the casualty list issue, but clearly Germany and its allies lost the Great War. Mosier also ignores the importance of the "secondary" fronts/5. The Myth of the Great War: A New Military History of World War I by Ltd Literary Agency East and John Mosier (, Paperback).

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Published on H-War (March, ) This is former English professor John Mosier's second foray into the field of military history. His first book, The Myth of the Great War, was not well received. Unfortunately, his second book is likely to meet the same reception. Mosier contends that he alone has uncovered the "truth" about the phenomena.

These books The Myth of the Great War: A New Military History of World War I and The Blitzkrieg Myth: How Hitler and the Allies Misread the Strategic Realities of World War II. In each of these books, Mosier challenges the current views held in regard to these conflicts.

In The Myth of the Great War, Mosier argues that Germany was winning World. The myth of the Great War: a new military history of World War I.

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Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. COVID Update. Biblio is open and shipping orders. Myths of the Great War Mark Harrison* Abstract. There are persistent myths about every aspect of the Great War of to how it began, how it was won, how it was lost, and how the peace was made.

I consider and reject the arguments that the war broke out inadvertently, that the western front saw needless slaughter. The Myth of the Great War A New Military History of World War I (Book): Mosier, John: Argues that, during the First World War, the French and British military issued false battlefield reports, hiding the truth that the Germans defeated the Allies consistently throughout the war, and that the Americans thus saved the Allies from ultimate defeat.

Myth of the Great War – you’ll spend 90% of the book reading that the US Army bailed the Allies out from certain defeat, and then spend the last 10% of the book with growing certainty that he’s not going to prove it. Read "The Myth of the Great War A New Military History Of World War 1" by John Mosier available from Rakuten Kobo.

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The Myth of the Good War offers a fresh and provocative look at the role of the USA in World War Two. It spent four months on the nonfiction bestseller lists in Europe inand has since been translated into German, Spanish and French.

The myth of the Great War: a new military history of World War I. [John Mosier] Based on a decade of research in French and German archives, this book reveals what actually happened on the battlefield, as opposed to what French and British commanders and governments claimed.

Based on previously unused French and German sources, this challenging and controversial new analysis of the war on the Western front from to reveals how and why the Germans won the major battles with one-half to one-third fewer casualties than the Allies, and how American troops in saved the Allies from defeat and a negotiated peace with the Germans.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: xiv, pages: illustrations, maps ; 24 cm: Responsibility: John Mosier. The Myth of the Great War: A New Military History of World War One by John Mosier (London: Profile Books, ;£20)Author: J.

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Any argument that the Great War was uniquely wicked and wasteful is plainly false in statistical terms, and the idea that the Good War was uniquely noble is.

Being a big fan of mythological historical fiction, I always hunt for books in this genre. The legend of Ramm was gifted to me by author Vaibhav Anand in exchange for an honest review. In series of "the Legend of Ramm" by Vaibhav, "The Great War of Hind" is the first installment/5.The Blitzkrieg Myth: How Hitler and the Allies Misread the Strategic Realities of World War II John Mosier, Author HarperCollins $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

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