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The Resource Brothers in arms : the unique collection of letters and photographs from two brothers at the Front during the first World War, edited by Karen Farrington

Brothers in arms : the unique collection of letters and photographs from two brothers at the Front during the first World War, edited by Karen Farrington

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Brothers in arms : the unique collection of letters and photographs from two brothers at the Front during the first World War
Title
Brothers in arms
Title remainder
the unique collection of letters and photographs from two brothers at the Front during the first World War
Statement of responsibility
edited by Karen Farrington
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Hidden away in the back of an old desk drawer was a dusty pile of school-style exercise books. In them were the recollections of a young officer who had fought with the Essex Regiment in the First World War from the Battle of Neuve Chapelle in 1915, through the mud and misery of Ypres, to see victory in 1918. Discovering the memoirs of Lieutenant Robert D'Arblay Gybbon-Monypenny was not the only surprise, what was even more remarkable was how well-written they were, how vividly life and death in the trenches was portrayed.{u2028}{u2028}That life in the trenches saw Robert hit by a sniper's bullet, buried
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
940.4/81
Index
index present
LC call number
D640.A2
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Farrington, Karen
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  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Soldiers
  • World War (1914-1918)
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • HISTORY
  • HISTORY
  • Soldiers
  • Great Britain
Label
Brothers in arms : the unique collection of letters and photographs from two brothers at the Front during the first World War, edited by Karen Farrington
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Publication
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Contents; List of Plates; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter 1: 'England had indeed been unprepared!'; Chapter 2: 'It was my first taste of any real sort of war atmosphere'; Chapter 3: 'There's a tremendous din going on, like a huge thunder storm, as there's just now an artillery duel over our heads'; Chapter 4: 'The parapets and parados here were thick with dead bodies'; Chapter 5: 'It was a roaring, raging, swirl of destruction'; Chapter 6: 'Hour after hour the tempest raged as huge shells tore the earth up'
  • Chapter 7: 'I know a little more about chemistry now'Chapter 8: 'The continuous angry flash looked very ominous'; Chapter 9: 'Then the downpour of steel started, a veritable drum-fire, almost blotting everything out'; Chapter 10: 'There is a German sniper over there who has just parted my hair for me'; Chapter 11: 'I scrambled back through the wire, tearing my clothes and my hands, hearing bullets whizzing past me'; Chapter 12: 'Fancy being shot at like this in England!'; Chapter 13: 'Brother Boche has had a bad time all round'
  • Chapter 14: 'There were several cases of men being missed in the dark by their comrades, and actually drowned in the mud'Chapter 15: 'Nothing daunted we moved on, men dropping faster here and there and the gaps being filled up from those behind'; Chapter 16: 'I am also beginning to feel the effects of this war especially in the dark, when a gun fires not very far away or a sniper skims the parapet'
Control code
909904182
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781473825611
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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  • 788010
  • da2d6b78-c834-4624-9c1e-a9a45a07c249
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)909904182
Label
Brothers in arms : the unique collection of letters and photographs from two brothers at the Front during the first World War, edited by Karen Farrington
Publication
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Contents; List of Plates; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter 1: 'England had indeed been unprepared!'; Chapter 2: 'It was my first taste of any real sort of war atmosphere'; Chapter 3: 'There's a tremendous din going on, like a huge thunder storm, as there's just now an artillery duel over our heads'; Chapter 4: 'The parapets and parados here were thick with dead bodies'; Chapter 5: 'It was a roaring, raging, swirl of destruction'; Chapter 6: 'Hour after hour the tempest raged as huge shells tore the earth up'
  • Chapter 7: 'I know a little more about chemistry now'Chapter 8: 'The continuous angry flash looked very ominous'; Chapter 9: 'Then the downpour of steel started, a veritable drum-fire, almost blotting everything out'; Chapter 10: 'There is a German sniper over there who has just parted my hair for me'; Chapter 11: 'I scrambled back through the wire, tearing my clothes and my hands, hearing bullets whizzing past me'; Chapter 12: 'Fancy being shot at like this in England!'; Chapter 13: 'Brother Boche has had a bad time all round'
  • Chapter 14: 'There were several cases of men being missed in the dark by their comrades, and actually drowned in the mud'Chapter 15: 'Nothing daunted we moved on, men dropping faster here and there and the gaps being filled up from those behind'; Chapter 16: 'I am also beginning to feel the effects of this war especially in the dark, when a gun fires not very far away or a sniper skims the parapet'
Control code
909904182
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781473825611
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 788010
  • da2d6b78-c834-4624-9c1e-a9a45a07c249
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)909904182

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