Tales from the Western Front

Tales from the Western Front

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Tales from the Western Front is a collection of stories about the people and places encountered by the author during more than three decades of visiting the battlefields, graveyards, towns and villages of France and Belgium.

Characters tragic and comic, famous and humble live within these pages, each connected by the common thread of the Great War. Meet Harry Lauder, the great Scottish entertainer and first international superstar; Tommy Armour, golf champion and war hero; "Hoodoo" Kinross, VC, the Pride of Lougheed; the Winslow Boy; Albert Ball, and Jackie the Soldier Baboon among many others.

Each chapter is a story in itself and fully illustrated with photos past and present.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 17mm | 312.98g
  • Stirling, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 126 black and white photographs
  • 0993493289
  • 9780993493287
  • 1,993,170