A Doctor on the Western Front

A Doctor on the Western Front


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781781593066
Publisher: Pen & Sword Military
Publication date: 08/19/2013
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Henry Owens was born into a doctor’s family in Long Stratton, Norfolk in 1889. When war was declared in 1914 he joined the Royal Army Medical Corps and was sent to France with the British Expeditionary Force.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations v

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 Baptism of Fire, August-December 1914 14

Chapter 2 Trench Warfare, Ypres 1915 44

Chapter 3 Calm Before the Storm? January-June 1916 67

Chapter 4 The Battle of the Somme, July 1916 76

Chapter 5 The Year of Passchendaele and False Dawns, 1917 112

Chapter 6 Victory, 1918 146

Index 196

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