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THEY CALLED IT PASSCHENDAELE

by Lyn Macdonald

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(Subject: World War I - Western Front) Passchendaele, also known as the Third Battle of Ypres, was one of the major battles of the First World War. It consisted of a series of operations starting in June 1917 and finally dissipating in November 1917 in which Entente troops under British command attacked the Imperial German Army. Casualty figures for… Read more
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HOT BLOOD & COLD STEEL

by (Editor) Andy Simpson

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(Subject: World War I - Western Front) Hot Blood and Cold Steel tells What it was like to live and fight in the trenches of the Western front in The Great War Those who survived were the lucky ones - even though they suffered the torments of vermin, stinking trenches, constant danger, strained nerves and mutilating wounds. This is… Read more
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(Subject: World War I - Western Front) Ex Library. usual stamps. Text block appears clean. The story of the Old Contemptibles - those British soldiers who, as the British Expeditionary Force, embarked for France in August 1914 and took their proud title from the Kaiser's order to his troops to 'walk over General French's contemptible little army'. Includes Mons,… Read more
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SOMME: INTO THE BREACH

by Hugh Sebag-Montefiore

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(Subject: World War I - Western Front) No conflict better encapsulates all that went wrong on the Western Front than the Battle of the Somme in 1916. The tragic loss of life and stoic endurance by troops who walked towards their death is an iconic image which will be hard to ignore during the centennial year. Despite this, this… Read more
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FRAGMENTS FROM FRANCE: VOLUMES I - VII

by Capt. Bruce Bairnsfather

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(Subject: World War I - Western Front) The bestselling books of the Great War! Here are volumes I to VII which tell the story in Bairnsfather's own inimitable style. His illustrations provides a unique insight into the way this 'officer cartoonist' perceived the war, and how he got through doing what he did best - putting a smile on… Read more
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THE KAISER'S BATTLE

by Martin Middlebrook

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9780140052787
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(Subject: World War I - Western Front) Creased spine, text clean. 21st March 1918, the first day of the German spring offensive - the series of attacks that were planned to break the deadlock on the Western Front & bring victory to Germany . The turning point of WWI, & probably involving the greatest number of men. (Published: 1983)… Read more
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MEDICINE AND DUTY

by Dr. Harold Dearden

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9780957209510
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(Subject: World War I - Western Front) Originally published in 1928, but this new edition with the use of the author's diaries includes the names, places and other information omitted in the original. He served first at the British Red Cross Hospital at Wimereux on the French coast and then was Medical Officer to the 3rd Battalion Grenadier Guards… Read more
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THE GERMAN ARMY ON VIMY RIDGE 1914-1917

by Jack Sheldon

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9781783461844
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(Subject: World War I - Western Front) Starts with the capture of Vimy Ridge and the nearby Notre Dame de Lorette in October 1914. The major battles of spring and autumn 1915 are described as is the twelve month period from late autumn 1915 when British forces occupied the lines on the western Ridge. The period from late autumn… Read more
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(Subject: World War I - Western Front) The author served in the South African Scottish in the South African Brigade, the Ninth Division, in France in WWI. Invalided out he joined the RAF and served with 102 Night Bombing Squadron at the front. He recounts the difficulty night-pilots had in finding the target and not hitting their own people… Read more
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WEARING SPURS

by John Reith

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(Subject: World War I - Western Front) John Reith's WWI experiences serving with the 5th Scottish Rifles, the Cameronians Territorial Battalion in France 1914-15. After service on the Western Front he went on to become the first General Manager of the British Broadcasting Corporation, and later having been knighted, its legendary Director General (Published: 1966) (Publisher: Hutchinson) (Pagination: 223pp)… Read more
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SOMME

by Lyn Macdonald

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9780140178678
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(Subject: World War I - Western Front) Small crease on bottom r/h corner of cover. For almost seventy years the very name of the battle has epitomized all the horror and hardship of the First World War. There was hardly a family in the land who had not seen at least one son join up in the heady innocence… Read more
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THE FIRST BATTLE OF THE MARNE

by Robert B Asprey

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(Subject: World War I - Western Front) Good in d/w. use reflecting age, tiny piece missing from edge of endpaper.Some marks on page edges. Great Battles Series. Fought from Sept 5-10, 1914. A vast, complex action, the climax of a military campaign begun on Aug 4 when Germany invaded Belgium in the first great offensive of WWI. (Published: 1962)… Read more
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SOMEWHERE IN FLANDERS

by Samuel Frederick Leighton Green and Editor Stuart John McLaren

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9781904006251
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(Subject: World War I - Western Front) The letters of a Norfolk Pardre in the Great War. When the author was first appointed as a war chaplain he was thought by colleagues to be weak and over deferential. Later the same colleagues and soldiers came to admire his courage in sharing with them the dangers of the Western Front.… Read more
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FROM BAPAUME TO PASSCHENDAELE 1917

by Philip Gibbs

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(Subject: World War I - Western Front) First edition, Green boards with fading on spine and spotting on page edges. The author was an English journalist and prolific author of books who served as one of five official British reporters during the First World War. His reports from the front line, interviewing soldiers from British, Canadian and Australian regiments… Read more
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THE WIPERS TIMES: THE COMPLETE SERIES OF THE FAMOUS WARTIME TRENCH NEWSPAPER

by Foreword by Ian Hislop and Introduction by Malcolm Brown

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9781904435600
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(Subject: World War I - Western Front) A complete facsimile of the famous WWI trench newspaper, first produced in 1916 the news sheet was regularly produced by two infantry officers and some soldiers of the 24th Division. Incorporating the Kemmel Times, Somme Times, B.E.F. Times, new Church Times and Better Times, titles depending on where the 'editorial' team were… Read more
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BEFORE ENDEAVOURS FADE

by Rose E. B. Coombs

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9780900913853
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(Subject: World War I - Western Front) Updated edition. From the Belgium Coast to Verdun, the WWI battlefields of France and Flanders. Includes 20 tour maps of both front and rear areas for Ypres, Arras, Cambrai, Amiens, St. Quentin, Mons, Le Cateau, Reims and Verdun. Features illustrations of the remains of trenches, defences, pill-boxes, memorials, cemeteries and museums. (Published:… Read more
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IN FLANDERS FIELDS

by Leon Wolff

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(Subject: World War I - Western Front) Good in marked yellow boards with ex libris sticker inside front board. An account of the Flanders Campaign in 1917 from Haig's initial plan, his determination to carry it through despite opposition from the cabinet, and the confusion and disagreement among military staff. (Published: 1960) (Publisher: Readers Union) (Pagination: xxii + 242pp,… Read more
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FORGOTTEN VOICES OF THE SOMME

by Joshua Levine

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9780091926281
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(Subject: World War I - Western Front) 1916. The Somme, with over a million casualties, considered to be the most devastating battle of the Great war in the words of those who survived. Featuring contributions from soldiers on both sides and of differing backgrounds and ranks. (Published: 2009) (Publisher: Ebury Press) (ISBN: 9780091926281) (Pagination: 285pp illustrations) (Condition: Very good… Read more
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BREAKING POINT OF THE FRENCH ARMY

by David Murphy

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9781781592922
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(Subject: World War I - Western Front) The Nivelle Offensive of 1917. In December 1916 General Robert Nivelle was appointed Commander-in-Chief of the French armies fighting the Germans on the Western Front. He had enjoyed a meteoric rise to high command and public acclaim since the beginning of the war - he was a national hero. In return, he… Read more
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THE SOMME: THE DAY BY DAY ACCOUNT

by Chris McCarthy

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9781860198731
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(Subject: World War I - Western Front) An illustrated guide to the Battle of the Somme, 1916. Nearly 5 months of struggle in which the casualties amounted to 420,000 British, 200,000 French and 450,000 Germans. A day-by-day account along the 18-mile British Sector. Includes order of battle of the British and Dominion forces and the German Infantry units. List… Read more
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