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1915 : The Death of Innocence

Macdonald, Lyn

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ISBN 10: 0805034994 / ISBN 13: 9780805034998
Edité par Henry Holt & Company, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1994
Etat : Fine Couverture rigide
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625pp. with 73 b/w photographs and illustrations and maps. A highly researched account of the second year of World War I, with many first-hand accounts of the battles of Ypres, Neuve Chapelle, Loos, and Gallipoli. Clean. N° de réf. du libraire 007814

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Titre : 1915 : The Death of Innocence

Éditeur : Henry Holt & Company, New York, New York, U.S.A.

Date d'édition : 1994

Reliure : Hard Cover

Etat du livre :Fine

Etat de la jaquette : Near Fine

Edition : 1st Printing

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By the end of 1914, the battered British forces were bogged down, yet hopeful that promised reinforcements and spring weather would soon lead to a victorious breakthrough. A year later, after appalling losses at Aubers Ridge, Loos, Neuve Chapelle, Ypres and faraway Gallipoli, fighting seemed set to go on for ever. Drawing on extensive interviews, letters and diaries, this book brilliantly evokes the soldiers' dogged heroism, sardonic humour and terrible loss of innocence through 'a year of cobbling together, of frustration, of indecision'. Over two decades' research puts Lyn Macdonald among the greatest popular chroniclers of the First World War. Here, from the poignant memories of participants, she has once again created an unforgettable slice of military history.

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World War I in the voices of the combatants—in the year when the war got grim

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