Rats' Alley: British Trench Names of the Western Front, 1914-1918

Rats' Alley: British Trench Names of the Western Front, 1914-1918

by Peter Chasseaud, Alan Sillitoe
     
 

The naming of the trenches became general practice during the winter of 1914-15 and these names soon appeared on the embryonic trench maps which were produced in ever growing numbers during the later stages of the war—the British producing some 20 million large-scale maps in all. This fascinating book lists each trench name—and the names of any places,

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The naming of the trenches became general practice during the winter of 1914-15 and these names soon appeared on the embryonic trench maps which were produced in ever growing numbers during the later stages of the war—the British producing some 20 million large-scale maps in all. This fascinating book lists each trench name—and the names of any places, camps, localities, and installations associated with them, their significance, and how to find them with the relevant Map References.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781862272767
Publisher:
Spellmount, Limited Publishers
Publication date:
03/28/2006
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.50(d)

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