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PASSCHENDAELE. 103 DAYS IN HELL

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Helion & Company July 2017 Hardback 242mm x 275mm 200 pages c 100 b/w photos, 13 b/w maps

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2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the 3rd Battle of Ypres. In ‘Passchendaele: 103 Days in Hell,’ Alexandra Churchill, with Andrew Holmes and Jonathan Dyer, explains this pivotal engagement using 103 personal stories of men who fought in it. Using a unique method that draws extensively on both official military records and work with the descendants and families of their chosen subjects, the authors paint a vivid and engaging picture of a battle that has become synonymous with the wasteful suffering and horror of the Western Front and how it effected men who took part in it. The book is beautifully presented with portraits, original and modern photography of the battlefield and of Commonwealth War Graves sites. This, combined with an imaginative, balanced selection of voices from on, behind, above and below the battlefields, and taken from both sides of no man’s land, combine to make a lasting and worthy tribute to own for the centenary of Passchendaele.

“Once you have read what fills the pages of this remarkable book, you will never feel the same about Passchendaele and the people who fought there. This is a Book of the Year contender.” Books Monthly

“ … this handsomely produced, graphically illustrated, book in the coffee table style, tells the story of Third Ypres through the experiences of 103 soldiers of all ranks (one for each day of the battle) who fought and, in some cases died, in the battle.” Bulletin of the Military Historical Society

“ … Overall, excellent and a good buy.” Long Long Trail website

“ … Packed full of rare personal photographs and contemporary grave images this would be of interest to anyone planning a battlefield visit in the future.” SOLDIER Magazine

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Author Churchill, A., Holmes, A., & J. Dyer
Publisher Helion & Company
ISBN 9781911512301
Date of Publication July 2017
Edition No
Binding Hardback
Book Size 242mm x 275mm
Number of pages 200 pages
Images c 100 b/w photos, 13 b/w maps
Language English
SKU HEL0771

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