Both Sides of the Wire: The Memoir of an Australian Officer Captured During the Great War

Both Sides of the Wire: The Memoir of an Australian Officer Captured During the Great War

William Cull


Bill Cull's unforgettable tale of his reports in WW1: he fought at Gallipoli and at the Western entrance the place he was once captured by means of the Germans and was once a POW until eventually the tip of the war.
 
Captain William Cull fought the 1st global warfare from each side of the twine. As a tender infantry officer at the Allied facet of the Western entrance, Cull usually led patrols out into No Man's Land and raids at the German trenches. He took half in sour scuffling with at the Somme at Pozières, and in February 1917 used to be seriously wounded in a futile assault at the German trenches close to Warlencourt, the place he used to be taken prisoner via the Germans. Having survived the ordeal of conflict, Cull spent the rest of the struggle at the German facet of the cord. the 1st 1/2 Both aspects of the Wire is an action-packed account of Cull's battle at the Western entrance within the months best as much as his seize. the second one part is a candid portrayal of his studies as a prisoner of battle within the palms of the Germans. Cull persisted many months of affliction as he recovered in felony camps in occupied France and Germany—surviving regardless of German medical professionals' early predictions that he wouldn't pass though his first evening in captivity. This e-book is predicated at the memoir At All Costs that Cull wrote within the months after his repatriation to Australia in October 1918. Aaron Pegram is a historian on the Australian battle Memorial. He has written the creation, epilogue, and notes for Cull's memoir, which continues to be one of many only a few released debts of captivity in Germany in the course of the First international War.

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