Strange Times! 1915: The British Army on the Western Front Jim Harkness

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Published: March 18th 2015

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299 pages


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Strange Times! 1915: The British Army on the Western Front  by  Jim Harkness

Strange Times! 1915: The British Army on the Western Front by Jim Harkness
March 18th 2015 | Kindle Edition | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 299 pages | ISBN: | 10.31 Mb

Western Front Witness brings to you the ‘Strange Times’ series of First World War e-books, provides jaw dropping tales that will have the reader gasping, ‘Did that really happen?’ When fact is stranger than fiction there is no need to make things up!MoreWestern Front Witness brings to you the ‘Strange Times’ series of First World War e-books, provides jaw dropping tales that will have the reader gasping, ‘Did that really happen?’ When fact is stranger than fiction there is no need to make things up!The 1915 edition illustrates in 81 thrilling stories, the awfulness of that first full year of the Great War as well as the bravery, resolution and humour of those involved.

We introduce to you amazing characters such as Walter, a 78 year old sniper and Emilienne, a feisty 17 year old girl who was known as ‘the Joan of Arc of Loos’. You can read about the Scottish soldiers who were slain at Bedford and those who were slaughtered at Gretna. We relate how some British soldiers got away with murder and how one volunteer nurse was inspired to write about it.

Among the other stories are-- McHoul’s High Vis Horse- Nurses in Tiaras- The Crucified Canadian- Mademoiselle from Armentieres- Wimbledon Champion Who Courted Danger- Sapper Dorothy Lawrence- Fanytastic- Violets from OverseaGain a deeper understanding of the experiences of the British soldier on the Western Front from a unique perspective.Each story is appropriately illustrated and sequenced chronologically to help build up a clear and logical picture of the unfolding conflict. Precise dates are also provided so that readers can connect with events that happened a century ago ‘on this day!’Check out the other volume in the Strange Times!

book series – Strange Times! 1914 and catch up on the previous year’s mysteries, tales and triumphs.



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