Barnsley Pals

Jon Cooksey

 
Date Published :
July 2008
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
Language:
English
Illustration :
illustrated
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Binding. : Hardback
ISBN : 9781844157075
Pages : 288
Dimensions : 9 X 6 inches
Stock Status : In stock
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$50.00
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Overview
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The ‘Pals” battalions were a phenomenon of the Great War, never repeated since. Under Lord Derby’s scheme, and in response to Kitchener’s famous call for a million volunteers, local communities raised (and initially often paid for) entire battalions for service on the Western Front.

About The Author
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Jon Cooksey is a leading military historian who takes a special interest in the history of the world wars. He is the editor of Stand To!, the journal of the Western Front Association, and he is an experienced battlefield guide. His books include The Barnsley Pals, Calais, Harry’s War and, as editor, Blood and Iron.

REVIEWS
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“Another one of the excellent “Pals” series of books…a worthwhile reprint of what has become one of the great series of books…”

- The Great War Magazine

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