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The empire on the Western Front : the British 62nd and Canadian 4th divisions in battle

The empire on the Western Front : the British 62nd and Canadian 4th divisions in battle

Author: Geoffrey Jackson
Publisher: Vancouver ; Toronto UBC Press [Ottawa] Canadian War Museum [2019] [2019] © 2019
Series: Studies in Canadian military history
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"When Great Britain and its dominions declared war on Germany in August 1914, they were faced with the formidable challenge of transforming masses of untrained citizen-soldiers at home and abroad into competent, coordinated fighting divisions. The Empire on the Western Front focuses on the development of two units, Britain's 62nd (2nd West Riding) Division and the 4th Canadian Division, to show how the British  Read more...

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All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Jackson
ISBN: 9780774860147 0774860146
OCLC Number: 1103507675
Description: 334 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten
Contents: Introduction1 Raising and Training the DivisionsPart 1: Forging Fighting Forces2 The 4th and the 62nd Divisions: First Months in Line3 The 62nd Division: Second Bullecourt and Aftermath4 The 4th Division: Road to Vimy5 The 4th Division: Lens and Passchendaele6 The 62nd Division: Road to BourlonPart 2: The Final Year7 The 62nd Division: Training and Fighting8 The 62nd Division: The Hundred Days9 The 4th Division in 1918: Towards the Hundred DaysConclusion: Producing Combat-Capable BEF Divisions in WartimeAppendix: Orders of Battle for 62nd and 4th DivisionsNotes; Bibliography; Index
Series Title: Studies in Canadian military history
Responsibility: Geoffrey Jackson.


Focusing on developments at the divisional level in Britain and Canada, The Empire on the Western Front casts a critical eye on how the British Empire transformed unseasoned volunteers into  Read more...


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Geoffrey Jackson is to be congratulated for his efforts. The Empire on the Western Front is recommended reading for anyone interested in Great War history. -- Major Jim D. Barrett * The Ormsby Review Read more...

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