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The glorious madness : tales of the Irish and the Great War

Author: Turtle Bunbury
Publisher: Dublin : Gill & Macmillan, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on first-hand accounts of the conflict, this collection of character portraits and stirring anecdotes brings to life the hopes, fears and ambitions that defined Ireland's lost generation.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Turtle Bunbury
ISBN: 9780717162345 0717162346
OCLC Number: 888462364
Description: xiii, 338 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 26 cm
Contents: Part 1. The Western Front --
The Western Front --
The Irish dames of Ypres --
Jack Judge- the man who wrote 'Tipperary' --
Hoppy Hardy- the multiple escaper --
Charles FitzClarence- Kildare's royal VC winner --
Lord Desmond FitzGerald and the Micks --
Irish rugby players on the western front --
Captain DD Sheehan, MP for Mid-Cork --
The short army career of Private Kit Conway --
Major General Louis Lipsett, CBE, MC (1874-1918) --
Woodbine Willie- the soldiers' poet --
Hill 16- legends of the rubble --
Tom MacGreevy- modernist poet (1893-1967) --
Tom Kettle and Emmet Dalton- mad guns and invisible wands --
Sir William Orpen --
Liam O'Flaherty- an Aran islander at war --
The Irish air aces --
Part 2. The Dardanelles --
The Dardanelles --
Sackville Carden and the naval attack on the Dardanelles --
Admiral Jack de Robeck (1862-1928) --
Admiral Francis Kennedy, CB (1862-1939) --
The battle of Seddelbahr --
The Dublin Pals and Suvla Bay --
Rough Fitzgerald and the Order of the White Feather --
Cecil Parke - the original Clones Cyclone --
Brian Desmond Hurst- the empress of Gallipoli --
General Godly and the ANZACs --
Arthur Corrie Lewin, DSO- aviator extraordinaire --
Part 3. Forgotten fronts --
Forgotten fronts --
Sky patrol with Erskine Childers --
Hibernia and the Senussi of Libya --
The eagle of Trieste --
Knox D'Arcy- the man who oiled the Royal Navy --
Gunner Tom Barry and the Siege of Kut --
Nurse Colhoun and the bombing of Vertekop --
Father Kavanagh and the Sinai-Palestine campaign --
Colonel Alexander and the spear-point pump --
Sergeant Major Flora Sandes, Serbian Army.
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