FROMELLES & POZIERES: In the Trenches of Hell

By: Fitzsimons, Peter

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xxi, + 793pp., unpaginated, monochrome (one image in full colour) halftone plate section containing some poignant and confronting photographs, intext, line-drawn maps throughout. Book clean and square. Vivid silver title over lightly bumped spine. Plain black boards undamaged. Red tinted endpapers. Textblock unmarked. Photographically-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. From the jacket flap: "On 19 July, 1916, 7,000 Australian soldiers - in the first major action of the AIF on the Western Front - attacked entrenched German positions at Fromelles in northern France. By the next day, there were over 5500 casualties, including nearly 2000 dead - a bloodbath that the Australian War Memorial describes as 'the worst 24 hours in Australia's entire history'." Over the next six weeks at Fromelles and Pozieres, Australian divisions suffered another 23,000 casualties . . . This book brings the battles back to life and puts the reader in the moment . . . Contents include: Prelims., List of Maps, Background and Acks., Prologue. Part 1/ The Battle Knell is High. 2/ Hell's Bells in Fromelles. 3/ End Game. Epilogue. Notes and References, Bibliography, Index. LEST WE FORGET. Book weight approx. 1.15 KG. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.

Title: FROMELLES & POZIERES: In the Trenches of Hell

Author Name: Fitzsimons, Peter

Categories: Australian Military History, History - General, Military History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: North Sydney, N.S.W., Australia, William Heinemann (Random House Australia): 2015

ISBN Number: 1742759505

ISBN Number 13: 9781742759500

Binding: Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition: Very Good +

Jacket Condition: Very Good +

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 013129

Keywords: Military History, World War (1914-1918), Campaigns, France (Western Front), Australian Participation, Fromelles, Pozieres, Fitzsimons, Peter, 1961-