Tracing British Battalions on the Somme

Ray Westlake

 
Date Published :
April 2009
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
Language:
English
Illustration :
8 pages of b&w illustrations
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Paperback
ISBN : 9781844158850
Pages : 320
Dimensions : 9 X 6 inches
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$25.99

Overview
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Although seventy-eight years have passed since the Battle of the Somme was fought, interest in this, the bloodiest battle of the First World War, has never waned. Ray Westlake has collated all the information so painstakingly gathered, to produce a comprehensive compendium of the exact movements of every battalion involved in the battle. This book is invaluable not only to researchers but to all those visiting the battlefield and anxious to trace the movements of their forbears.

About The Author
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Ray Westlake has an established reputation as a military historian specializing in the British army of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. He has made a particular study of the Great War. He has published many articles and books, among them. Tracing British Battalions on the Somme, British Battalions on the Western Front January to June 1915, Voluntary Infantry, 1880-1908, Kitchener's Army, British Regiments at Gallipoli, British Battalions in France and Belgium 1914, English and Welsh Regiments, The Territorial Battalions, The British Army of August 1914: An Illustrated Directory and Tracing the Rifle Volunteers.

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