Shrewsbury, 1st ed., 1998. Xii + 211 pp., photo-plates + maps & plans. D.j., 24 x 16cm. FINE. The Second Battle of the Marne was the turning point of the Great War which led to the eventual collapse and surrender of Germany. It was also the first time that French, Colonial, Italian, American and British Troops were all involved in a concerted Allied campaign against the forces of Ludendorff and the Crown Prince. This book fills a neglected gap in military history by containing an unbiased overview of the events leading to the 1918 German offensive and the subsequent Marne battle.