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By A. Radclyffe Dugmore

Written by means of Captain A. Radclyffe Dugmore of the King's personal mild Infantry, this own memoir presents a good account of the nice warfare as much as the conflict of the Somme. a breathtaking and perceptive relation of occasions, Radclyffe Dugmore's pedigree as a qualified author shines via. In 1914, Radclyffe Dugmore travelled to Belgium as a civilian observer the place he used to be wounded earlier than spending a quick time in German captivity. those stories won Radclyffe Dugmore a hugely strange point of view for the hole battles of the battle, that of a civilian, and later as a player on the
front strains of the Somme.

Originally released below the identify whilst The Somme Ran crimson in 1918, Radclyffe Dugmore's memoir has unfortunately been lengthy out of print. but what the writer modestly defined as 'Being a really egotistical account of my very own own reports and observations from the early days of the struggle in Belgium to the good conflict of the Somme in July, 1916' proves to be something yet that, including a desirable and infrequent account, sympathetically devoted to the reminiscence of the officials and males of the King's personal Yorkshire mild Infantry who fell within the conflict of the Somme.

This new re-print of Radclyffe Dugmore's vintage quantity is a valuable addition to the first resource literature of the good conflict, and casts new mild at the reviews of the courageous males who observed the phobia of the conflict of the Somme first hand.

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