Major and Mrs.Holt's Battlefield Guide to Ypres Salient

Major and Mrs.Holt's Battlefield Guide to Ypres Salient

Paperback Major & Mrs Holt's Battlefield Guide S

By (author) Tonie Holt, By (author) Valmai Holt

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  • Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 272 pages
  • Dimensions: 148mm x 206mm x 20mm | 558g
  • Publication date: 1 November 1997
  • Publication City/Country: Barnsley
  • ISBN 10: 0850525519
  • ISBN 13: 9780850525519
  • Illustrations note: 300 colour photographs, illustrations, colour maps
  • Sales rank: 115,061

Product description

This is the most complete guide to the First World War Battlefield of Ypres that has ever been published. Tonie and Valmai Holt, have condensed the knowledge gained from almost a quarter of a century of researching, writing about, visiting and conducting groups around Ypres into this remarkable book. Here are concise descriptions of the military elements of the battles woven into a kaleidoscope of human, literary and travel information. There are recommended, timed itineraries, in each itinerary representing one day's travelling. Every stop on the routes has an accompanying description and often a tale of heroic or tragic action.Memorials large and small, private and official, sites of memorable conflict, the resting places of personalities of note - they are all here and joined together by a sympathetic and understanding commentary that gives the reader a sensitivity toward the events of 1914-1918 that can only be matched by visiting the battlefield itself. This is a guide book written by people who, because they have been directly involved in taking tours themselves, know the form and type of information that best serves the visitor to the battlefield. NEW, FULLY UPDATED EDITIONPACKAGED WITH A FREE, FULL COLOUR FOLD-OUT MAP WORTH '3.99

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