Bleed them white

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Military Illustrated - Past and Present
Vol. 198, no. 1104 (November 2004), p. 48-55

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The German assault on the French at Verdun was meant to be a hammer blow that would 'bleed them white', bringing an end to the war on the Western Front. In an extract from 'German Strategy on the Road to Verdun' (Cambridge University Press), Robert Foley analyses the steps towards this bloody German offensive