On My Way to the Somme

On My Way to the Somme examines New Zealand's role in the Somme battles of 1916.In telling the story of New Zealand soldiers who took part in the bloody offensive Andrew Macdonald has used a wide range of primary and secondary resources, ...

On My Way to the Somme

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The Somme
Language: en
Pages: 196
Authors: Bob Carruthers
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-06-30 - Publisher: Pen & Sword Books

A fascinating anthology of eyewitness accounts from both the British and German perspective drawn from rare contemporary publications, documents held in archives and museums, field reports, regimental records, battalion and divisional histories. The result is a comprehensive and vivid impression of what it meant to play a part in the
The Somme
Language: en
Pages: 608
Authors: Peter Hart, Nigel Steel
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-20 - Publisher: Hachette UK

A major new history of the most infamous battle of the First World War, as described by the men who fought it. On 1 July 1916, Douglas Haig's army launched the 'Big Push' that was supposed finally to bring an end to the stalemate on the Western Front. What happened
Somme Mud
Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: E P F Lynch
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-07-06 - Publisher: Random House

'It's the end of the 1916 winter and the conditions are almost unbelievable. We live in a world of Somme mud. We sleep in it, work in it, fight in it, wade in it and many of us die in it. We see it, feel it, eat it and curse
Somme Success
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Peter Hart
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-10-24 - Publisher: Casemate Publishers

High above the blood soaked trenches of the Somme during the Summer and Autumn of 1916, the Royal Flying Corps were acting out - and winning - one of the first great aerial battles of history.Even in those pioneering days of flying, primitive aircraft flown by brave young men were
In the Trenches
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Rachel Bilton
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-31 - Publisher: Pen and Sword

A wide range of personal experiences are covered in the seventeen chapters of this book. All the stories are written by the participants who describe exactly what happened to them while they fought in the greatest battles of the First World War. What makes them special is that their stories