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1915 : the death of innocence , signed

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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

Condition-Used: Very Good (Signed, dust jacket slightly worn, slight foxing on tops of pages)

Item details

Added value:
Signed By Author
Author(s):
Lyn Macdonald
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1993
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0747204322
ISBN-13:
9780747204329
Number of pages:
625
Publisher:
Headline
Title:
1915: The Death of Innocence

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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

Condition-Used: Very Good (Signed, dust jacket slightly worn, slight foxing on tops of pages)

Added value:
Signed By Author
Author(s):
Lyn Macdonald
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1993
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0747204322
ISBN-13:
9780747204329
Number of pages:
625
Publisher:
Headline
Title:
1915: The Death of Innocence

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