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Chemin des Dames   3 Books
COLWILL (R.A.) Through Hell to Victory: From Passchendale to Mons with the 2nd Devons in 1918. 2nd Imp., 272pp. Torquay: Published by the author. 1927  #54775
[HLMainPic] Notably the Devons' epic stand on the Chemin des Dames, 27 May 1918, when the bn. was collectively awarded the Croix de Guerre. Interesting account of the fighting retreats in the spring of 1918. Orig. green cloth, sp. sunned & little chipped o/w VG: see illustration on our website.   £50
ROGERSON (Sidney) The Last of the Ebb. 1st Ed., xxii+147pp., 16 plates, fldg. map. Barker. 1937  #52921
[HLMainPic] The 2nd Battle of the Aisne (Chemin des Dames offensive), as experienced by a staff officer of 23rd Bde., 8th Div., IX Corps, with a narrative from the German side by Maj.-Gen. A.D. von Unruh. Orig. wheat cloth, gilt, somewhat rubbed & lightly worn, overall VG. See illustration on our website.   £50
ROZE (Anne) Fields of Memory: A Testimony to the Great War. Photographs by John Foley. 1st Eng. Ed., 232pp., 4to, col. & b.w photos. throughout. VG in dw. Cassell. 1999  #41715
Artistic photos. (& a number of contemp. illustrations) of the scars of WW1 that remain in the French & Belgian landscapes: forts, pillboxes, various diggings, cemeteries &c.   £15




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