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Deborah and the war of the tanks

Author: John A Taylor
Publisher: Barnsley, South Yorkshire : Pen & Sword Military, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Detailed account of the discovery, excavation and preservation of a British Great War tank

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Genre/Form: History
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Taylor, John A.
Deborah and the war of the tanks.
Barnsley, South Yorkshire : Pen & Sword Military, 2016
(OCoLC)936145677
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John A Taylor
ISBN: 9781473848351 1473848350 9781473848375 1473848377
OCLC Number: 965828418
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 304 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Front Cover; Half-Title Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Plates; List of Maps; Acknowledgments; Foreword; Author's Notes; PART I: INTO THE SALIENT; Chapter 1 A Vision of the World's End; Chapter 2 Temporary Gentlemen; Chapter 3 A Very Fine Lot Indeed; Chapter 4 Dracula's Fate; Chapter 5 Of Knaves and Jokers; Chapter 6 The Sword of Deborah; Chapter 7 In Honour Bound; PART II: THE BATTLE OF PASSCHENDAELE; Chapter 8 Ray of Sunshine; Chapter 9 Crossing the Canal; Chapter 10 Into the Pillar of Fire; Chapter 11 Deborah, the Dead Man and the Drummer Chapter 12 Failure is an OrphanChapter 13 The Dead Never Stirred; Chapter 14 The Bogs of Passchendaele; PART III: GATHERING FORCES; Chapter 15 The Coming of Frank Heap; Chapter 16 Heap's Progress; Chapter 17 'The Best Company of the Best Battalion'; Chapter 18 Redundant Oddments; Chapter 19 Out of the Salient; Chapter 20 High Days and Highlanders; PART IV: THE BATTLE OF CAMBRAI; Chapter 21 Into Hiding; Chapter 22 On the Silent Front; Chapter 23 'Things Fall Apart'; Chapter 24 To Shake Mightily the Earth; Chapter 25 'Now For It!'; Chapter 26 Till the Last Man; PART V: BEYOND THE GRAND RAVINE Chapter 27 A Mountain to ClimbChapter 28 The Crack of Doom; Chapter 29 Into the Hurricane; Chapter 30 Green Fields Beyond; Chapter 31 Like a Boar at Bay; Chapter 32 A Bitter Evening; Chapter 33 The Chance Was Gone; PART VI: ACROSS THE THRESHOLD; Chapter 34 Sticking to their Guns; Chapter 35 'The Fates Fought Against Us'; Chapter 36 A Peaceful, Unexceptional Place; Chapter 37 Varied Fortunes; Chapter 38 Rosemary for Remembrance; Chapter 39 Weapon of Friendship Appendix A: Order of Battle of D Battalion Tank Corps, and associated infantry and tank units, at Battle of Passchendaele (22 August 1917)Appendix B: Order of Battle of British and German units at Flesquières in Battle of Cambrai (20 November 1917); Appendix C: Order of Battle of D Battalion Tank Corps at Battle of Cambrai (20 November 1917); Notes; Sources
Responsibility: John A. Taylor.

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'A great achievement. One of the most remarkable treasures of First World War archaeology receives the treatment it deserves in this hugely detailed yet highly readable new history.' Dan Snow

 
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