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Passchendaele 1917

Author: Stephen Snelling
Publisher: Stroud : History, 2012.
Series: VCs of the First World War
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Updated edView 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: 9780752476667 0752476661
OCLC Number: 782993948
Description: 1 volume : illustrations ; 20 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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