WorldCat Identities

Swinton, E. D. (Ernest Dunlop) 1868-1951

Overview
Works: 72 works in 271 publications in 2 languages and 2,873 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Military history  Personal narratives‡vEnglish  Personal narratives‡vBritish  History  Pictorial works  Biography  Records and correspondence  Personal narratives 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor
Classifications: D544, 952.031
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by E. D Swinton
The defence of Duffer's Drift by E. D Swinton( Book )

40 editions published between 1904 and 2010 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book presents a fictional account of a young, inexperienced British officer who is ordered to hold a river crossing (Duffer's Drift) with 50 men against a larger Boer force. His failures and eventual success provide lessons learned for contemporary soldiers regarding the concepts of small group tactics. Originally published in Infantry Journal in April 1905
The Russian army and the Japanese war : being historical and critical comments on the military policy and power of Russia and on the campaign in the Far East by A. N Kuropatkin( Book )

15 editions published between 1909 and 1970 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Albert, King of the Belgians, in the Great War; his military activities and experiences set down with his approval by Emile Joseph Galet( Book )

6 editions published between 1931 and 2013 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Eastern odyssey; the third expedition of Haardt and Audouin-Dubreuil by Georges Le Fèvre( Book )

5 editions published in 1935 in English and Undetermined and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The truth about Port Arthur by E. K Nozhin( Book )

11 editions published in 1908 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The defence of Duffer's Drift by E. D Swinton( )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1907, The Defence of Duffer's Drift is a classic essay on small unit tactics based on author Ernest Dunlop Swinton's experiences in the Boer War in South Africa. This audiobook also includes The Battle of Booby's Bluffs by Major Single List
The "tanks" : (by request, and with permission) by E. D Swinton( Book )

14 editions published between 1917 and 1918 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eyewitness; being personal reminiscences of certain phases of the Great War, including the genesis of the tank by E. D Swinton( Book )

9 editions published between 1932 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forfatteren beskriver perioden 1911 - 1917, specielt tysk anvendelse af maskinkanonen og det britiske svar herpå, kampvognen. Forfatteren var selv engageret i udviklingen af kampvognen, og er af den opfattelse at kampvognen havde en afgørende betydning af krigens udfald
The defense of Duffer's Drift by E. D Swinton( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eye-witness's narrative of the war; from the Marne to Neuve Chapelle, September, 1914-March, 1915 by E. D Swinton( Book )

8 editions published in 1915 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The green curve : and other stories by E. D Swinton( Book )

19 editions published between 1909 and 1919 in English and French and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Over my shoulder; the autobiography of Sir Ernest D. Swinton by E. D Swinton( Book )

7 editions published in 1951 in English and Undetermined and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty years after; the battlefields of 1914-18; then and now by E. D Swinton( Book )

7 editions published between 1936 and 1937 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A group of writers drawn from men who served in the great war recall those far-off days."--Editor's foreword
The defence of Duffer's Drift : a few experiences in the field defence for detached posts which may prove useful in our next war by E. D Swinton( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great tab dope, and other stories by E. D Swinton( Book )

8 editions published between 1913 and 1918 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A year ago : eye-witness's narrative of the war from March 30th to July 18th, 1915 by E. D Swinton( Book )

9 editions published in 1916 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Eastern odyssey; the third expedition of Haardt and Audion-Dubreuil by Georges Le Fèvre( Book )

2 editions published in 1935 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A year ago eye-witness's narrative of the war from March 20th to July 18th, 1915 by E. D Swinton( )

2 editions published in 1916 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The study of war; an inaugural lecture delivered before the University of Oxford on 23 February 1926 by E. D Swinton( Book )

4 editions published in 1926 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eye-witness's narrative of the war by E. D Swinton( Book )

3 editions published in 1915 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This volume includes a series of descriptive accounts, each of them compiled by an "Eye-witness present with General Headquarters," of the movements and operations of the British Army and of the French Armies in immediate touch with it during the period from September, 1914, to the end of March 1915. The narratives are printed as communicated by the Press Bureau. It is believed that passages of considerable interest have occasionally been omitted in the newspaper reproductions, and that they are now issued in a complete and collected form for the first time."--Note, page v
 
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Alternative Names
Backsight Forethought

Dunlop Swinton, Ernest 1868-1951

Swinton, E. D.

Swinton, Ernest.

Swinton, Ernest 1868-1951

Swinton, Ernest D. 1868-1951

Swinton, Ernest Dunlop 1868-1951

Swinton, Ernest Dunlop 1868-1951 Sir

Swinton, Ernest Dunlop, Sir, 1868-1951

Languages
English (189)

French (1)

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