First Ypres 1914

First Ypres 1914

The Graveyard of the Old Contemptibles

Book - 1999
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In the autumn of 1914 the original British Expeditionary Force faced a heavily reinforced German drive. Field Marshal Sir John French, the British Commander-in-Chief, had sent his men north in an attempt to take the fight into Flanders, so they could fight across open ground. History tells us that this was not to be the case. David Lomas chronicles the first of the trench-warfare battles, where lines that would remain almost static for the rest of the war were established. Although the Germans failed to reach the channel ports, the death knell had rung for the BEF, which was virtually wiped out in this brave defence.
Publisher: London : Osprey, 1999.
ISBN: 9781855325739
185532573X
Branch Call Number: 940.421 Lo
Characteristics: 96 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Additional Contributors: Dovey, Ed

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