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Armentières and the Somme

Cecil Malthus

Armentières and the Somme

by Cecil Malthus

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Published by Reed in Auckland, NZ .
Written in English

  • France,
  • Armentières (Nord)
    • Subjects:
    • Malthus, Cecil, 1890-1976.,
    • New Zealand. Army. Canterbury Regiment. Battalion, 1st -- History.,
    • New Zealand. Army -- Non-commissioned officers -- Biography.,
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, New Zealand.,
    • Somme, 1st Battle of the, France, 1916,
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- France -- Armentières (Nord)

    • Edition Notes

      StatementCecil Malthus.
      GenrePersonal narratives, New Zealand.
      ContributionsMalthus, Cecil, 1890-1976.
      LC ClassificationsD545.S7 M265 2002
      The Physical Object
      Pagination147 p. ;
      Number of Pages147
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3649705M
      ISBN 100790008513
      LC Control Number2002491671

        Australian gunners load a inch howitzer on the Somme, July Credit: Australian War Memorial Naïve and inexperienced, Private Makin Author: Aaron Pegram. Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France The Somme A hospital site some distance from the front. At least 1 fusilier of the 4th NF, who died the 18th Sep , is buried at this cemetery Adanac Military CemeteryAdanac Military Cemetery, Miraumont, Somme, France The Somme At least 14 fusiliers of the 4th NF, Continue reading "B&M Sites – Somme".

        These included notes and descriptions of battle as well as dramatic comic-book style illustrations. Ireland and the Somme- special reports from BBC News NI Battle of the Somme - . Hotels in La Chapelle-d'Armentieres Flights to La Chapelle-d'Armentieres Things to do in La Chapelle-d'Armentieres Car Rentals in La Chapelle-d'Armentieres La Chapelle-d'Armentieres Vacation Packages Important: This destination may have COVID travel restrictions in place, including specific restrictions for lodging.

        This is one of his outstanding books. The Somme is the river in France which was the biggest battlefield of war on the Western Front in On July 1, ( years ago General Douglas Haig commander of the British Army directed the assault of his troops against strong trench and fortress defenses held by the Imperial German Army of well /5(). Entraide à Armentières has members. Bienvenue sur le groupe "Entraide à Armentières". Ce groupe se veut bienveillant et solidaire à l'égard de tous.

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Armentières and the Somme. [Cecil Malthus] -- Malthus relates the experiences in France of the New Zealand Division, from their departure on 5th April from Moaskar Camp on the Suez Canal until September when he was injured by a bomb, having.

Comments: Armentières and the Somme is Armentières and the Somme book previously unpublished companion volume to Anzac: A Retrospect.

In it, Malthus relates the experiences in France of the New Zealand Division, from their departure on 5th April from Moaskar Camp on the Suez Canal until September when he was injured by a bomb, having survived the Allied offensive on the Somme in July.

Fought duringthe Battle of the Somme was conceived by the French and British as a great offensive to be waged against Germany even as France poured incredible numbers of men into the slaughterhouse that was the desperate defense of Verdun.

The French general-in-chief, Joseph “Papa” Joffre, was especially anxious to go on the offensive/5(8). ANZAC: A Retrospect is the more complete story of the two, which has as much to do with the characteristics of that particular short campaign compared with the drawn-out affair of the Western Front as the fact that Malthus was wounded within six months of reaching France.

In Armentières and the Somme, apart from the compelling descriptions. Books J.R. Byrne, New Zealand artillery in the field – 18, Whitcombe & Tombs, Auckland et al., Damien Fenton, New Zealand and the First World War, –, Penguin, Auckland, Andrew Macdonald, On my way to the Somme: New Zealanders and the bloody offensive ofHarperCollins.

This book is an illustration of what Winston Churchill called the “vile and utter folly and barbarism” of war. It also shows war’s incredible patriotism and heroism.

The Amazon Book Review Book recommendations, author interviews, editors' picks, and more. Read it now. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a 5/5(1).

The Somme is an oral history by an oral historian about one of the grimmest battles of World War I. I didn't really like it, but I also didn't dislike it. That is to say, I didn't loathe it with any particular intensity, and that's saying something, because I 4/5. Chapter 3a – Armentieres Historical Context - the “City of the Linen”.

By the turn of the century Armentières, in the Artois region of Northern France, was an important centre of textile, printing, dyeing and brewing industries. "The Somme" by Prof. Gary Sheffield is a really good concise book on the battle and all its phases.

The battle lasted from July to mid November of course, and there was so much more to it. “Haig was able to use his hold over Rawlinson to dominate him, and to require him to fight the Somme battle in the way he desired.” A recruiting poster published by His Majesty's Stationery 4/5.

The Battle of the Somme, also known as the Somme Offensive, was one of the largest battles of the First World War. Fought between July 1 and November 1,near the Somme River in. Armentir?es And The Somme by Malthus, Cecil B. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The first day of the battle of the Somme has always been perceived as a day of tragedy for the British Army, with the slaughter of 60, men on the battlefield.

What seemed to be poor planning on the part of the British command meant that soldiers were sent into no man's land to face the horrors of uncut barbed wire and waves of German machine.

Musée Somme - ALBERT - Au coeur des champs de bataille de. The Battle of the Somme began at am, on a sunny morning and was to last for days. It has left an indelible mark on our nation's history. It is deeply ingrained in the national consciousness of the.

Somme book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for. " Dig for Victory", is a novel set around the historical deeds of the New Zealand Pioneer Battalion inat Armentières and the Somme.

It is part of a five book series, with five different New Zealand writers, about New Zealand's participation in the Great War With the Somme Offensive only having made limited gains, the New Zealanders had no illusions about the brutal fighting to come.

This article was adapted from Ian McGibbon’s forthcoming book New Zealand’s Western Front Campaign – the first official history of. Armentieres and the Somme. Malthus, Cecil.

Published by Reed Books, Birkenhead, Auckland () Used. First Edition. Softcover. First Edition. Hardcover in dust jacket. First printing of first edition. Book is crisp and clean, with tight binding and sharp corners. Slight age-toning to paper. Unclipped dust jacket is fresh and bright.

Day 1. Arrive Lille and transfer to Ypres to our comfortable hotel in good time to attend the Last Post ceremony at the Menin Gate – a tribute to the dead and missing of the Ypres Salient that has been enacted every day since except during the German occupation (and then it was re-instigated even as the Germans were retreating from the other end of the town in ).

World War I Centenary Book I wanted to get Phil a keepsake to remind him of his trip away so I got him a personalised World War I Centenary book. “Relive the events of World War I with this wonderful centenary edition through newspaper articles and also through the medium of photography.

This book ranged from 2 to 5 Stars for me. Two stars because I expected a history of the Somme battle. This is not a history of the Somme campaign, it is a haphazard account of days, conditions, participants, events large and small over a period from July 1, to November /5.

BATTLEFIELD GUIDE: ARMENTIÈRES TO LOOS. This often neglected area of the Western Front battlefields – the Battlefields of Artois - sees few travellers compared to the Somme and Ypres.

I have always found this sad, as some of the most important battles of the early period of the war were fought here, and it is an area that has one of the.The Battle of the Lys, also known as the Fourth Battle of Ypres, was fought from 7 April to 29 April and was part of the German Spring Offensive in Flanders during World War I.

It was originally planned by General Erich Ludendorff as Operation George but was reduced to Operation Georgette, with the objective of capturing Ypres, forcing the British forces back to the Channel ports and out of the on: Flanders, northeast France.

The Somme battle had been announced a week early by multi-day artillery bombardment, involving a total of million shells: the heaviest fire in the whole history of the world to that point.