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Volume 6687, The Grenadier Guards --- The Hallowing of the Apostles By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 6687, The Grenadier Guards---The Hallowing of the Apostles Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic gesture towards... More > the inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
Napoleon's Gods: Grenadiers a Cheval de la Garde 1796-1815. By Paul Lindsay Dawson
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The Grenadiers à Cheval of the Imperial Guard, were the shock troops of the guard, who were committed in battle as a final reserve at a crucial moment to turn the tide to victory for the... More > French. Charging at Marengo where they were badly bloodied by the Austrians in their first battle, they again charged decisively at Austerlitz and Eylau, and bore the brunt of the fighting from 1813, when they were expanded to two regiments. Of the regiments of the Guard, the Grenadiers à Cheval has not been widely studied or been the subject of in-depth research. The book brings together much of what is known about the Grenadiers from the regiments archive held in France and contemporary iconography to chart in detail the regiments history and uniform in minute detail. Using primary archival material held in France, this work presents the first in-depth study on this well known but little researched regiment.< 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
Napoleon's Grumblers: Grenadier a Pied de la Garde Imperiale 1796-1815 By Paul Lindsay Dawson
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The Grenadiers a Pied of the Imperial Guard, were the shock troops of the Guard, who were committed in battle as a final reserve at a crucial moment to turn the tide to victory for the French.... More > Charging at Marengo where they were badly bloodied by the Austrians in their first battle, they again charged decisively at Austerlitz and Eylau, and bore the brunt of the fighting from 1813, when they were expanded to two regiments. Of the regiments of the Guard, the Grenadiers a Pied has been on of the most written about units of the Guard. However, the regiment has not been widely studied or been the subject of indepth research looking in detail at the men and their equipment. The book brings together much of what is known about the Grenadiers from the regiments archive held in France and contemporary iconography to chart in detail the men who made up the regiment. Using primary archival material held in France, this work presents the first indepth study on this well known but little researched regiment.< Less
Our Wilf By Alan Vowles
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‘Wilfred Dolby Fuller V.C. was a hero of his time. A son, a husband, a father, a miner, a Grenadier Guard and a Police Officer. Never previously published as a full story, Wilfred’s... More > biography is a tale of supreme gallantry and hardship following him from his time in the ‘pits’ to his untimely end and beyond. Share with Wilfred his surprise at winning the Victoria Cross after his brave actions at the battle of Neuve Chapelle and the public adoration that he experienced on his homecoming. Follow him through his career as a ‘Bobby on the beat’ in the 1920s and 30s, before reading of his legacy which stretches from Mansfield to Somerset. Using previously unpublished records and photographs from the archives of Avon and Somerset Constabulary with assistance from the Guards Museum in London, this is a unique insight into a man whose sacrifice will always be remembered’ The book, has a forward by the Chief Constable, Andy Marsh and the Lt Colonel Commanding First Battalion Grenadier Guards< Less
Napoleon's Gods: Uniforms and Horses By Paul Lindsay Dawson
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The Grenadiers a Cheval of the Imperial Guard, were the shock troops of the guard, who were committed in battle as a final reserve at a crucial moment to turn the tide to victory for the French.... More > Charging at Marengo where they were badly bloodied by the Austrians in their first battle, they again charged decisively at Austerlitz and Eylau, and bore the brunt of the fighting from 1813, when they were expanded to two regiments. Of the regiments of the Guard, the Grenadiers a Cheval has not been widely studied or been the subject of indepth research. The book brings together much of what is known about the Grenadiers from the regiments archive held in France and contemporary iconography to chart in detail the regiments history and uniform in minute detail. Using primary archival material held in France, this work presents the first indepth study on this well known but little researched regiment.< Less
Our Wilf By Alan Vowles
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Wilfred Dolby Fuller V.C. was a hero of his time. A son, a husband, a father, a miner, a Grenadier Guard and a Police Officer. Never previously published as a full story, Wilfred's biography is a... More > tale of supreme gallantry and hardship, following him from his time in the 'pits' to his untimely end and beyond. Share with Wilfred his surprise at winning the Victoria Cross and the public adulation that he experienced on his homecoming. Follow him through his career as a 'Bobby on the beat' in the 1920s and 30s, before reading of his legacy which stretches from Mansfield to Somerset. Using previously unpublished records and photographs from the archives of Avon and Somerset Constabulary and with assistance from the Guards Museum in London, this is a unique insight into a man whose sacrifice will always be remembered. Foreword by the Chief Constable of Avon & Somerset Constabulary and the Commanding Officer Grenadier Guards< Less
Neat Little Rows By Andrew Mark Rudall
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The discovery of his relationship to a First World War soldier fires Andy, the author, with an almost obsessive desire to uncover the whole story. It is the story of a hero from an unlikely... More > background and Andy finds uncanny echoes of it in the 21st century. He tells it with tremendous enthusiasm and attention to detail. The humour and typical 'Black Country' expressions are well known in the area today and would have been very familiar to one very extraordinary Grenadier Guard.< Less
Our Wilf By Alan Vowles
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Wilfred Dolby Fuller V.C. was a hero of his time. A son, a husband, a father, a miner, a Grenadier Guard and a Police Officer. Never previously published as a full story, Wilfred's biography is a... More > tale of supreme gallantry and hardship, following him from his time in the 'pits' to his untimely end and beyond. Share with Wilfred his surprise at winning the Victoria Cross and the public adulation that he experienced on his homecoming. Follow him through his career as a 'Bobby on the beat' in the 1920s and 30s, before reading of his legacy which stretches from Mansfield to Somerset. Using previously unpublished records and photographs from the archives of Avon and Somerset Constabulary and with assistance from the Guards Museum in London, this is a unique insight into a man whose sacrifice will always be remembered.< Less
A Scapegoat of Victoria's Empire By Dr Kenneth Jones
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The Social Context of a Military Decision. CHAPTER ONE The Boer War 'No end of a lesson' Kipling. A military fiasco. CHAPTER TWO The British Grenadiers in the Boer War:... More > ‘an awful lot of battles!’ CHAPTER THREE Kinloch’s Diaries and Letters 22nd October 1899 to May 18th 1900 COMPLETED CHAPTER FOUR The beginning of the affair: what the papers said CHAPTER FIVE The Court of Enquiry CHAPTER SIX Public sentiment and Political Action. The involvement of the House of Commons and House of Lords CHAPTER SEVEN The End of the Affair< Less

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