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Main Title: Over the top : a digger's story of the Western Front / H.G. Hartnett ; edited by Chris Bryett. Book Cover
Author: Hartnett, Henry George
Bryett, Chris
Imprint: Allen & Unwin, 2009.
Collation: xv, 326 p. : ill., facsims., maps., 1 portrait, pbk ; 24 cm.
Summary: Marmalade days -- Voyage to Suez -- Egypt -- Crossing the Mediterranean Sea -- 'Bull ring', Etaples, France -- 2nd Battalion, AIF -- Front line near Fleurbaix -- Battle of Pozieres -- Dear old Blighty -- Back to the front-line trenches at Hill 60 in Belgium -- Marching on the cobblestones -- Floundering in the mud at Flers -- Christmas in the front line at Gueudecourt -- Freezing in the snow-bound trenches at Eaucourt l' Abbaye -- Easter 1917: the capture of Hermies -- Second Battle of Bullecourt, May 1917 -- Return to marmalade days -- Battle of Broodseinde Ridge -- Battle of Passchendaele: unlucky days for C Company -- Christmas 1917 at Kemmel -- 1st Brigade School at Dranoutre -- Promotion for Jack Davis -- Anxious days in March 1918 -- Hurrying south to Amiens -- Helping to check the german advance on Hazebrouck -- Weary months in hospital -- Hopes realised -- Home.
Subject: Hartnett, Henry George
Diaries and journals
World War, 1914-1918
Western Front
Military history
ISBN: 9781742370002 (pbk.)
Result Collection Location Shelf No Status Notes
Non-Fiction Main Library 940.414 HAR Available