Massacre on the Marne: The Life and Death of the 2/5th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment in the Great War

Massacre on the Marne: The Life and Death of the 2/5th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment in the Great War

by Fraser Skirrow

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781844154968
Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Limited
Publication date: 04/16/2007
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Fraser Skirrow is an author and historian.

Table of Contents


Preface     vi
Acknowledgements     vii
Time Line and Locations     ix
The Territorial Force before the Great War     1
The Raising of the 2/5th     17
The Cost of Learning     54
At the Battle of Bullecourt     88
Rebuilding - back to patrolling     124
Getting it right - the 2/5th at the Battle of Cambrai     145
Success at Bucquoy     168
Destruction at Marfaux     187
Marching Off     213
Epilogue     224
Other Ranks Roll of Honour     233
Officer Roll of Honour     255
Honours and Awards     257
Officers Known to Have Served     262
Index     271

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