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The Battle of Cambrai - Images of a Forgotten Battlefield By Ian J. Sanders
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The Cambrai battlefields are largely ignored in favour of the more well known areas of the Somme and Ypres and consequently the woods and fields yield some surprising discoveries. Photographed 89... More > years to the week of the 1917 battle, this large format collection of haunting and evocative images show how the battlefields look today. The book contains photos of many well preserved sites often on private land and not generally accessible to the public, the remote cemeteries that dot the area, as well as some fascinating "then and now" comparisons. This is the colour edition of The Battle of Cambrai - The Battlefields Today. Visit Cambrai - The Battlefields Today for more information.< Less
The Battle of Paardeberg: Lord Roberts' Gambit By Martin Marais
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Fifteen years before their heroic action on the Somme, Canadian Regiments were engaged in their first international war - the Anglo-Boer (1899-1902) - in South Africa. Fighting for the British... More > Empire, it was a horrific initiation to the devastating power of modern weapons of war. Seen through the eyes of the officers and men, this is the story of the part they played in one of the most important battles of the war - the Battle of Paardeberg.< Less
Das 10. Wurtt. Infanterie Regiment Nr. 180 in der Somme-Schlacht 1916 By Alfred Vischer
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Facsimile reprint of a scarce 1917 booklet describing the regiment's participation in the Battle of the Somme in 1916. Includes four maps. Scanned at 125 dpi, maps at 300 dpi.
Attack By John Schleicher
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The classic account of a young officers experiences during the first day of the Battle of the Somme.
41 Years With The State By Roy Smith
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Albert Smith came from a large family as had own father. Albert and his wife Phyllis went on to have seven children. Albert was not special because of the number of siblings he had, nor was it that... More > his life, also like many others, was linked with some of the most pivotal military campaigns of the 19th and 20th Century. Albert was special because he was an ordinary man who put country before everything else and fought alongside some of the greatest men in history at some of the bloodiest battles. This is a story told by Albert, from his own diary kept for over forty years. It’s also a story that brings together the words of Lord Kitchener, Winston Churchill, William McGonagall and many others. Together these men, who surely never met Albert, shared many experiences with him that shaped their lives forever.< Less
Those Dark Days - A Grenadier's story 1915-1919 By Magnus Spence
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The unusual First World War story of Patrick Magnus Spence, a Grenadier Guards officer who survived three years of intense action - five major battles including The Somme and Third Battle of Ypres.... More > Based on original notes and trench maps, it describes his experiences in colour (and sold at cost price) using over 50 illustrations laid out on big A4 pages. I am Spence's grandson, and I wrote this for family, but it may also be of interest to others wanting a new perspective on what one of Spence's soldiers called 'those dark days'.< Less
Buried in his uniform - How Marc Noble fought and died in World War I By Magnus Spence
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Boesinghe, near Ypres, July 1st 1917. Marc Noble, although only two years out of school, was now an experienced artillery officer helping to run a Brigade of 800 men. They were playing their part... More > in the largest barrage ever launched during which 3 million shells were fired. A similar number were fired back. Marc’s dugout received a direct hit. He survived and went for help but he was hit again. This is the story of how Marc Noble fought and died in World War 1. My grandfather was Noble's cousin. I wrote this for family, but it may also be of interest to others wanting a new perspective on life as an artillery officer at the Battles of the Somme and Third Battle of Ypres.< Less
41 Years With The State By Roy Smith
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This is the story of a soldier, from his own diaries kept for over 40 years. A man who fought in some of the bloodiest battles of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Having served his country in... More > Egypt, The Sudan and India he retired after 21 years. A few months later WW1 was declared and he re-enlisted to take part in the 'war to end all wars'. He went 'over the top' at The Somme. A well respected member of his adopted home town, Spalding in Lincolnshire, he also served as a Postman after 1919 and retired, as he described, after '41 Years with the State'. A family man Albert Smith lived his life in the service of his country; on their formation during WW2 he immediately joined the Home Guard as Regimental Sergeant Major.< Less
The Soul of the War By Philip Gibbs
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Sir Philip Gibbs (1877-1962) served as one of five official British reporters during the First World War. Born in London the son of a civil servant, Gibbs received a home education and determined at... More > an early age to develop a career as a writer. His debut article was published in 1894 in the Daily Chronicle; five years later he published the first of many books, Founders of the Empire. His wartime output was prodigious. He not only produced a stream of newspaper articles but also a series of books: The Soul of the War (1915), The Battle of the Somme (1917), Now It Can Be Told (1920) and The Realities of War (1920).< Less
Now It Can Be Told By Philip Gibbs
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Sir Philip Gibbs (1877-1962) served as one of five official British reporters during the First World War. Born in London the son of a civil servant, Gibbs received a home education and determined at... More > an early age to develop a career as a writer. His debut article was published in 1894 in the Daily Chronicle; five years later he published the first of many books, Founders of the Empire. His wartime output was prodigious. He not only produced a stream of newspaper articles but also a series of books: The Soul of the War (1915), The Battle of the Somme (1917), Now It Can Be Told (1920) and The Realities of War (1920).< Less

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