The Torch We Throw

The Dundurn WWI Historical Library: Amiens/Second to None/The Making of Billy Bishop/Hell in Flanders Fields/It Made you Think of Home
Product Number: EB00787084
Released: Nov 11, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781459730304
Publisher: Dundurn
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Description

The giant conflagration of the First World War created the world we live in today, and its history is replete with stirring battles, mind-boggling strategies, and geopolitical manoeuvring. However, the real story was lived in the trenches of Europe and the lonely households of those left behind. The stories of this period are full of tragedy, anger, and loss but also inspirational courage. This special five-book bundle presents some of these stories, from brave Canadian contributions to the battlefields at Ypres and Amiens, to the specific untold story of Canada's unheralded 58th Division, to an analysis of the myth and legend of air ace Billy Bishop, to the voice of one single soldier, Deward Barnes, told through his diary. These books provide new and enlightening perspectives on the war. -Amiens -Hell in Flanders Fields -It Made you Think of Home -The Making of Billy Bishop -Second to None

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Genre: History
Original Publish Date: Jul 23, 2014

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