Sepoys in the Trenches: The Indian Corps on the Western Front 1914-15

Sepoys in the Trenches: The Indian Corps on the Western Front 1914-15

by Gordon Corrigan


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780750961615
Publisher: The History Press
Publication date: 05/01/2015
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Major Gordon Corrigan retired from the Brigade of Gurkhas in 1998 to become a military historian. He is the author of Mud, Blood and Poppycock and Loos 1915. He is a Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society.

Table of Contents

List of Maps vii

List of Plates viii

Preface ix

I A Great Adventure 1

II Across the Kalo Pani 31

III First Blood 50

IV A Sector of their Own 74

V Trench Raids and Trench Foot 99

VI Recruiting, Reinforcement and Warm Clothing 123

VII Neuve Chapelle 144

VIII Hospitals, Gas, Gallantry and Desertion 171

IX Comforts, Religion, Aubers and the Press 198

X Diversions at Loos and Departure 222

Epilogue 244

Appendix I Sources 253

Appendix II Class Composition of the Indian Corps on the Western Front 257

Appendix III Genealogy of the Regiments of the Indian Corps 260

Index 262

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