First Ypres 1914: The graveyard of the Old Contemptibles (Campaign)

First Ypres 1914: The graveyard of the Old Contemptibles (Campaign)

David Lomas


within the autumn of 1914 the unique British Expeditionary strength confronted a seriously bolstered German force. box Marshal Sir John French, the British Commander-in-Chief, had despatched his males north in an try and take the struggle into Flanders, so that they might struggle throughout open flooring. heritage tells us that this used to be to not be the case. David Lomas chronicles the 1st of the trench-warfare battles, the place traces that will stay virtually static for the remainder of the conflict have been demonstrated. even though the Germans did not achieve the channel ports, the demise knell had rung for the BEF, which used to be nearly burnt up during this courageous defence.

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