Peter Fitzsimons: The story of Monash
Peter FitzSimons brings to life the story of the battle of Le Hamel – the Allied triumph masterminded by Australian commander Sir John Monash, whose strategies became the blueprint for modern warfare
The Battle of Le Hamel on 4 July 1918 was an Allied triumph, and strategically very important in the closing stages of WWI. A largely Australian force, commanded by the brilliant Sir John Monash, fought what has been described as the first modern battle – where infantry, tanks, artillery and planes operated together as a coordinated force.
Peter FitzSimons brings this Allied triumph to life, and tells this magnificent story as it should be told.
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