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By Lyn Macdonald

Via the tip of 1914, the battered British forces have been slowed down, but hopeful that promised reinforcements and spring climate might quickly bring about a successful step forward. A 12 months later, after appalling losses at Aubers Ridge, bogs, Neuve Chapelle, Ypres and far flung Gallipoli, scuffling with appeared set to head on for ever. Drawing on broad interviews, letters and diaries, this ebook brilliantly conjures up the soldiers' dogged heroism, sardonic humour and negative lack of innocence via 'a yr of cobbling jointly, of frustration, of indecision'. Over decades' learn places Lyn Macdonald one of the maximum renowned chroniclers of the 1st global battle. the following, from the poignant thoughts of members, she has once more created an unforgettable slice of army heritage.

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