Massacre on the Marne: The Life and Death of the 2/5th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment in the Great War

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Massacre on the Marne is a graphic reconstruction of the experiences of a small closely knit group of fighting men - the 2/5th Battalion of the West Yorkshire Regiment - in the Great War. These men were not elite regular troops or Kitcheners' Men - they were Territorials. In many ways they were typical of the men who fought on the Western Front. Using the words of the men themselves, taken from their letters, diaries and memoirs as well as quotations from the reports and dispatches of the time, Fraser Skirrow records how ...

Massacre on the Marne: The Life and Death of the 2/5th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment in the Great War 2007, Pen & Sword Military

ISBN-13: 9781844154968

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