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Passchendaele 1917

Author: Stephen Snelling
Publisher: Thrupp, Stroud, Gloucestershire : Sutton, 1998.
Series: VCs of the First World War.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Passchendaele has come to serve as a symbol of the folly and futility of war, chiefly remembered for its carnage and profligate waste of human lives. It also stands as testament to the endurance and extraordinary courage displayed by all ranks and nationalities. During the three-and-a-half-month struggle, which claimed the lives of more than 60,000 British and Commonwealth servicemen, sixty-one men were adjudged to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Snelling
ISBN: 0750911085 9780750911085
OCLC Number: 40298750
Description: viii, 280 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: L. W. Andrew --
T.R. Colyer-Fergusson and C. Coffin --
B. Best-Dunkley, T.F. Mayson and N.G. Chavasse --
D.G.W. Hewitt --
A. Edwards and G.I. McIntosh --
J.L. Davies and I. Rees --
R.J. Bye and T. Whitham --
H. Ackroyd --
A. Loosemore --
F.G. Room --
W. Edwards and E. Cooper --
W.H. Grimbaldeston and J.K. Skinner --
J. Moyney and T. Woodcock --
F. Birks and R.R. Inword --
H. Reynolds and W. H. Hewitt --
A. J. Knight --
M.S.S. Moore --
W. F. Burman and E.A. Egerton --
H. Colvin --
J. B. Hamilton --
J. J. Dwyer and P. J. Bugden --
P. E. Bent --
W. Peeler and L. McGee --
C. Robertson and L.P. Evans --
T. H. Sage --
A. Hutt --
C. H. Coverdale and F. Greaves --
J. Ockendon --
W. Clamp --
J. Lister, J. Molyneux and F.J. Dancox --
J. H. Rhodes --
C.S. Jeffries --
A. Halton --
T. W. Holmes, R. Shankland and C.P.J. O'Kelly --
C.J. Kinross, H. McKenzie and G.H. Mullin --
G. R. Pearkes --
C.F. Barron and J.P. Robertson.
Series Title: VCs of the First World War.
Responsibility: Stephen Snelling.

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In the VCS OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR series, including many eyewitness accounts, Snelling charts the lives and deeds of those men who fought in the Passchendaele campaign and were awarded the Victoria  Read more...

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