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Passchendaele And the Somme. a Diary of 1917

by Quigley

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Published by Naval & Military Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Warfare & Defence,
  • Technology,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Military - General,
  • Military Science

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages204
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8931158M
    ISBN 101843426501
    ISBN 109781843426509
    OCLC/WorldCa460167119

      The definitive account of Passchendaele, the months-long battle that epitomizes the immense tragedy of the First World WarPasschendaele. The name of a small, seemingly insignificant Flemish village echoes across the twentieth century as the ultimate expression of meaningless, industrialized slaughter. In the summer of , upwards of , men were 5/5(1). The Battles of Ypres, (Third Ypres) 31 July – 10 November the Battles of Ypres, The British finally got what they had wanted since the opportunity to attack at Ypres and breakout of the confines of the salient of trenches around it.

    The novelty of the book, hence the word new, is that the author devotes much of his book to the German account of the battle whereas previous accounts only dealt with it from a Author: Ronan Mcgreevy. I guess this book is for the WW1 afficionado and not for the novice. Basically a lot of diary entries, letters and report passages which give insight in the battle from a German perspective and into the life of the German soldiers in the Passchendale battle/5.

    Passchendaele: A killing field of mud The most merciless enemy was the foul mud and with it the stink of wet rotting bodies Mon, , Updated: Mon, , Author: Eileen Battersby. This book, “Some Desperate Glory: The Diary of a Young Officer, ”, by participant Edwin Campion Vaughan, details the life in the trenches by a young British officer in Alternatively humorous and harrowing, this is a book that anyone with an interest in World War I should read/5(13).


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quigley. [Hugh Quigley]. The Third Battle of Ypres (German: Dritte Flandernschlacht; French: Troisième Bataille des Flandres and Dutch: Derde Slag om Vlaanderen), also known as the Battle of Passchendaele (/ ˈ p æ ʃ ən d eɪ l /), was a campaign of the First World War, fought by the Allies against the German Empire.

The battle took place on the Western Front, from July to Novemberfor control Location: Passchendaele, Ypres Salient, Belgium. Buy Passchendaele and the Somme. A Diary of by Hugh Quigly from Waterstones today.

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Battle of Passchendaele (July 31–November 6, ), World War I battle that embodied the senseless slaughter of the Western Front. Passchendaele was the third and longest battle to take place at Ypres, Belgium. The Allied victory was achieved at enormous cost for a piece of ground that would be vacated the next year.

At least, that’s what is summed up in an episode reported by the historian Captain B H Liddell Hart in his book ‘The Real War ’. The scene: Belgium in Novemberat the end of the Third Battle of Ypres, later dubbed ‘Passchendaele’ after a village that came to be the campaign’s final objective.

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Passchendaele and the Somme. a Diary of by Quigly Hugh Quigly (English) Har Passchendaele and the: $ Passchendaele and the Somme a Diary of 1 by Quigly Hugh ( Hardcover). The Battle of Passchendaele, also known as the Third Battle of Ypres was one of the largest battles of the first world war.

Please do not reupload our content. SIMPLE HISTORY MERCHANDISE. Simple. When considering The Third Battle of Ypres, or Battle of Passchendaele as it is more commonly known, what immediately springs to mind is a barren landscape of mud.

During the early days of the attack Ypres experienced heavy rainfall, drenching the soldiers and fields over which the battle was taking place. The Battle of Passchendaele was one of the biggest battles of the First World happened between July and November Allied troops attacked the German Army in many operations.

The Allies were commanded by British leaders. The battle was fought for control of a village named Passchendaele. Passchendaele is near the town of Ypres in West Flanders, : 31 July – 6 November. Passchendaele and the Royal Navy by Andrew A. Wiest: Passchendaele and the Somme.

A Diary of by Hugh Quigley: Passchendaele in Perspective: The Third Battle of Ypres (Pen & Sword paperback) by Peter Liddle: Passchendaele, VCs of the First World War (VCs of the First World War S.) by Stephen Snelling:   The Battle of the Somme, also known as the Somme Offensive, was one of the largest battles of the First World War.

Fought between July 1 and November 1,near the Somme River in France, it.Battle of Passchendaele: 31 July - 6 November Battle of Passchendaele.

as with the Somme, the Germans knew an attack was imminent and the initial bombardment served as .