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Carl Rückert's memoirs of the Franco-Prussian war

Author: Karl Rückert; Alfred Kelly
Publisher: [Cham, Switzerland] : Palgrave Macmillan, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book offers the first English-language translation of the finest soldier's memoir to emerge from the Franco-Prussian War, titled With my Rucksack: The Unvarnished Campaign Memoirs of an  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Named Person: Karl Rückert
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karl Rückert; Alfred Kelly
ISBN: 9783319958033 3319958038
OCLC Number: 1039613000
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Notes: "The original title is Mit dem Tornister: Ungeschminkte Feldzugs = Erinnerungen eines Infanteristen aus dem Jahre 1870. This translation is based on the slightly revised second edition (Neuer Frankfurter Verlag: Frankfurt am Main, 1912)." -- page xiii.
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Description: xxvii, 203 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Preface2. Introduction3. Part I: From the Homeland to the Frontier: From the Rhine to the Saar4. Part II: From the Saar to the Moselle: From Spicheren to Mars-la-Tour5. Part III: Battlefields and Battle: Vionville-Gravelotte6. Part IV: The Field Hospitals and the Journey Home7. Afterword
Other Titles: Mit dem Tornister.
Responsibility: translated, edited, and with an introduction by Alfred Kelly.

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