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VCs of the First World War : Cambrai 1917, Gerald Gliddon, (electronic resource)

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VCs of the First World War : Cambrai 1917
Title
VCs of the First World War
Title remainder
Cambrai 1917
Statement of responsibility
Gerald Gliddon
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Language
eng
Summary
The only series that offers full biographies of all the VC winners of the First World War{u2014}a must-have for any military historian or genealogistCambrai is the battle famous as the birth of tank warfare and is commemorated annually on Cambrai Day by the Royal Tank Regiment. Featuring the careers of 43 men, this volume tells the story of the Battle of Cambrai, famous for being the first occasion when tanks were used en masse in battle. Its first day was so successful that church bells in Britain were rung in anticipation of a great victory. Biographies here include a broad cross-section of men from Britain and the Dominions, including Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and even the Ukraine. They include a sapper, a former miner, who chose to stay with his seriously wounded colleague underground and die with him, rather than obey an order to leave him and save his own life; a maverick lieutenant-colonel who was relieved of his command; and a padre who worked tirelessly over a period of three nights bringing at least 25 men to safety from No Man{u2019}s Land, who otherwise would have been left to die
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Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
CtWfDGI
Dewey number
940.4310922
Index
no index present
LC call number
D545.C27
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
VCs of the First World War
Target audience
adult
VCs of the First World War : Cambrai 1917, Gerald Gliddon, (electronic resource)
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VCs of the First World War : Cambrai 1917, Gerald Gliddon, (electronic resource)
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cr
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text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
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1 online resource (288 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
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Access limited to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9780752483771
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computer
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rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Other control number
9780752483771
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Specific material designation
remote
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System requirements: Adobe Digital editions

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