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Riding the retreat : Mons to the Marne, 1914 revisited (2nd ed)

By: Holmes, Richard

1845951093 / 9781845951092
Paperback
940.4'21
01/03/2007
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England
20 cm xiv, 313 p., [8] p. of plates : ill.
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Previous ed.: London: Jonathan Cape, 1995.

The retreat of the British Expeditionary Force from Mons in the early months of the First World War is one of the great dramas of European history.

Blending his recreation of the military campaign with contemporary testimony and an account of his own ride over the route, Richard Holmes takes the reader on a unique journey - to glimpse the summer the old world ended.

BIC:

1DBK United Kingdom, Great Britain, HBJD1 British & Irish history, HBWN First World War, JWL War & defence operations, WTL Travel writing

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