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GAS! THE BATTLE FOR YPRES,1915. by  R. JAMES:  JAMES L and STEEL - CANADA,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn. - from R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY. (SKU: rja788118)

GAS! THE BATTLE FOR YPRES,1915.

GAS! THE BATTLE FOR YPRES,1915. by  R. JAMES:  JAMES L and STEEL - CANADA,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn. - from R. J. A. PAXTON-DENNY. (SKU: rja788118)
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GAS! THE BATTLE FOR YPRES,1915.

by McWILLIAMS, JAMES L and STEEL, R. JAMES:

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ISBN 10
0920277012
ISBN 13
9780920277010
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CANADA,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.FINE/FINE.No owner inscrptn and no price-clip to dw/dj - absence of publisher's price.Bright,crisp, clean,glossy laminated,b/w photographic illustrated front panel of dw/dj,with white lettering; with negligible shelf-wear or creasing to edges and corners - no nicks or tears present.Top+fore-edges generally bright and clean; contents bright,tight,clean,solid and sound - pristine - no dog-ear reading creases to any pages' corners,appears unread - apart from my own collation.Bright,crisp, clean,sharp-cornered,publisher's original plain sage green cloth boards with bright,crisp,stamped gilt letters to spine/backstrip and immaculate plain white endpapers.UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn,7- 247pp [paginated] includes author's introduction to readers,14 chapters and an epilogue,8pp contemporary b/w photographs in 1 block,between pp152/3,b/w map battle plans interspersed throughout the text,appendices (2),notes,a bibliography,an index and photograph credits,plus [unpaginated] half-title+title pages, and contents list/table.
Seventy years ago soldiers of all ranks came from many lands: Canada,Britain, India,France,Belgium,Germany and the French Colonies to witness and share one horrifying happening in history: the first poison gas attack of modern times.
Most people today are only vaguely aware of the legend,of the terrible effects of the chlorine gas cloud upon the French Algerian troops; of the Canadian's stubborn refusal to retreat in the face of the gas; of the tragic counter attacks against impossible odds by British and Indian troops; and of the eventual failure of the German offensive.These events are here retold by the men themselves. 'GAS! THE BATTLE FOR YPRES,1915' is based on many years of painstaking research by the authors and is written to reveal three levels of actions: First,the behind-the-scenes dissension and decisions; secondly,the confusing sequence of events faced by the field commanders; thirdly,and most importantly,the trench- level views of the common fighting men of several nations. Since April 2013,again in March 2015,and in this year too,the UK Post Office has altered it's Pricing in Proportion template,altering it's prices,weight allowances,dimensions and lowered it's qualifying compensation rates too!
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Bookseller Inventory #
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Title
GAS! THE BATTLE FOR YPRES,1915.
Author
McWILLIAMS, JAMES L and STEEL, R. JAMES:
Illustrator
iIlus with contemporary b/w photographs and b/w battle maps.
Book condition
Used - FINE.
Jacket condition
FINE.
Quantity available
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Edition
CANADA,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0920277012
ISBN 13
9780920277010
Publisher
CANADA.ST. CATHARINE'S,ONTARIO.VANWELL PUBLISHING LIMITED,1985.
Place of Publication
Ontario
This edition first published
August 1986
Keywords
q52.NAVAL/MILITARY.CANADA,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.ISBN 0920277012.WW1_Battle of YPRES,1915_Gas Attacks.Trench warfare_German gas attacks_chlorine gas.French Algerian_Canadian Troops-gas attacks.Books new,used,signed,rare.
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