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Title An ANZAC on the Western Front : the personal reflections of an Australian infantryman from 1916 to 1918 / Harold Roy Williams ; with a foreword by Lieutenant-General Sir Talbot Hobbs ; presented and edited by Martin Mace and John Grehan.
Author Williams, Harold Roy.
Imprint Barnsley [England] : Pen & Sword Military, 2012.
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 194 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, portraits
Call # eBOOK
Note Includes index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. From Liverpool to Cairo -- 2. Tel-el-Kebir and the Desert March -- 3. The Move to France -- 4. Allied March Through Paris -- 5. The Battle of Fromelles -- 6. Into The Somme Battle -- 7. Death of Captain Fanning -- 8. The Gueudecourt Sector -- 9. German Retreat From The Somme -- 10. Blighty Leave -- 11. Officers' Course, Cambridge -- 12. Gas Warfare -- 13. The German Offensive -- 14. New Somme Battlefield -- 15. Preparing the Return Blow -- 16. The Battle of Amiens -- 17. Consolidating the Victory -- 18. March Up To Peronne -- 19. The Battle of Peronne -- 20. End of the Battle -- And Hospital -- 21. Conclusion.
Summary This is a graphic account of one soldier's service in the First World War an account that is based on a diary he maintained whilst on active service. It has been described by one senior officer as "the best soldier's story I have yet read in Australia". H.R. Williams enlisted in 1915, joining 'A' Company, 56th Battalion AIF.
Note Print version record.
Subject World War, 1914-1918 -- Western Front.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, Australian.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns.
HISTORY -- Military -- World War I.
World War (1914-1918) (OCoLC)fst01180746
Military campaigns. (OCoLC)fst01710190
1914-1918
Genre Electronic books.
Personal narratives -- Australian. (OCoLC)fst01424076
Addl. Author Hobbs, Talbot, 1864-1938.
Mace, Martin.
Grehan, John.
OverDrive, Inc., distributor.
Alt Title Personal reflections of an Australian infantryman from 1916 to 1918
Related To Print version: Williams, Harold Roy. ANZAC on the Western Front. Barnsley, [England] : Pen & Sword Military, 2012 9781848847675 (OCoLC)819311653
ISBN 9781783034017 (electronic bk.)
1783034017 (electronic bk.)
9781783033997 (electronic bk.)
1783033991 (electronic bk.)

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