Salient Points Four: Ypres & Picardy 1914-18 (Battleground Europe) by Ted Smith
English | 6 Jun. 2002 | ISBN: 0850529328 | 150 Pages | EPUB (True) | 3.2 MB
Concentrating on the Ploegsteert & Neuve Eglise sectors in Belgium, this book features stories on such well known figures as sculptor Charles Sargent Jagger, ARA ; R Poulton Palmer & 'Tanky' Turner…great friends & rugby football captains of Engl& & Scotl& respectively; as well the discovery & eventual burial of a Lancashire Fuslier who was killed in action in 1914; the research leading to the erection in 2002 of a 'Believed to be buried' headstone in the Str& cemetery of an Australian killed in action at Messines in 1917; the action in 1914 that initiated the birth of the infamous 'Birdcage' on the western edge of Ploegsteert Wood & other stories of interest to enthusiasts of the Great War. Another in the Cameos of the Western Front series on men, minor actions & battlefield sites, this book, like its predecessors is an ideal 'companion' for the battlefield visitor.
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