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The Arras Campaign
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Andrew Rawson
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-04-24 - Publisher: Pen & Sword Books

This is an account of the British Expeditionary Force's actions during the spring of 1917. It begins with the Allied plans for the New Year and shows how they were undone by the German decision to withdraw to a pre-prepared defensive line. The story follows the cautious advance across devastated
The Passchendaele Campaign, 1917
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: Andrew Rawson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-30 - Publisher: Pen and Sword

This is an account of the British Expeditionary Forces battles in the summer and autumn of 1917. It begins with the Allied plan to free up the Flanders coast, to limit German naval and submarine attacks on British shipping.The opening offensive began with the detonation of nineteen mines on 7
The Arras Witch Treatises
Language: en
Pages: 168
Authors: Andrew Rawson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-05-16 - Publisher: Penn State Press

This is the first complete and accessible English translation of two major source texts—Tinctor’s Invectives and the anonymous Recollectio—that arose from the notorious Arras witch hunts and trials in the mid-fifteenth century in France. These writings, by the “Anonymous of Arras” (believed to be the trial judge Jacques du Bois)
Vimy Ridge
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Geoffrey Hayes, Andrew Iarocci, Mike Bechthold
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-10-22 - Publisher: Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press

On the morning of April 9, 1917, troops of the Canadian Corps under General Julian Byng attacked the formidable German defences of Vimy Ridge. Since then, generations of Canadians have shared a deep emotional attachment to the battle, inspired partly by the spectacular memorial on the battlefield. Although the event
Allenby
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: C. Brad Faught
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-05-28 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Edmund Allenby, Viscount Allenby of Megiddo and Felixstowe, as he became later, was the principal British military figure in the Middle East from 1917 to 1919. He fulfilled a similar proconsular role in Egypt from the latter year until 1925. In these two roles Allenby's eight years in the Middle