1915: The Death of Innocence

1915: The Death of Innocence


by means of the tip of 1914, the battered British forces have been slowed down, but hopeful that promised reinforcements and spring climate may quickly bring about a positive leap forward. A yr later, after appalling losses at Aubers Ridge, bogs, Neuve Chapelle, Ypres and remote Gallipoli, struggling with appeared set to move on for ever. Drawing on wide interviews, letters and diaries, this e-book brilliantly conjures up the warriors' dogged heroism, sardonic humour and bad lack of innocence via 'a yr of cobbling jointly, of frustration, of indecision'. Over 20 years' examine places Lyn Macdonald one of the maximum well known chroniclers of the 1st international conflict. right here, from the poignant thoughts of members, she has once more created an unforgettable slice of army heritage.

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