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Retreat of I Corps 1914: Early Battles 1914.

Author: Jerry Murland
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Casemate Publishers and Book Distributors, LLC 2014.
Series: Battleground Europe.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On 23 August 1914 it was only the two divisions of General Smith-Dorrien's II Corps that were directly engaged with the German First Army along the line of the Mons-Conde Canal. As the British Expeditionary Force withdrew from Mons and bivouacked around Bavay on 25 August, Sir John French and his GHQ advisors - unsure of the condition of the routes through the Forêt de Mormal - ordered the British Expeditionary  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Murland, Jerry.
Retreat of I Corps 1914 : Early Battles 1914.
Havertown : Pen and Sword, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jerry Murland
ISBN: 9781473840669 147384066X 9781473841192 1473841194
OCLC Number: 895772640
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Acknowledgements; Series Editor's Introduction; Introduction; The Retreat from Mons; Stage 1: Mons to Le Grand Fayt; The Rearguard Action at Landrecies --
25 August 1914; The Rearguard Action at Maroilles 25 August 1918; The Rearguard Action at Le Grand Fayt --
26 August 1914; Stage 2: Étreux to Cerizy; The last stand at Étreux; The Rearguard Action at Cerizy --
28 August 1914; Stage 3: Villers-Cotterêts to the Marne; The rearguard action at Villers-Cotterêts --
1 September; The move over the Marne; Following Haig's Retreat; Maps; Getting there. Where to stayStage 1 Tour Landrecies to Le Grand Fayt; Stage 2 Tour Chapeau Rouge Crossroads to Cerizy; Stage 3 Tour Puiseux-en-Retz Crossroads to the Marne; Appendix I: Approximate Daily March Statistics; Appendix II: I Corps Order of Battle and German First and Second ArmyOrder of Battle; Select Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Battleground Europe.

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The book is divided into 3 stages and each stage is the subject of a detailed car tour that takes the battlefield tourist to each of the locations described. The usual advice to travellers is  Read more...

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