An Engineer's Diary of the Great War

An Engineer's Diary of the Great War by Terry Bareither
An Engineer's Diary of the Great War

Author: Terry Bareither
Published Date: 01 Feb 2002
Publisher: Purdue University Press
Language: English
Format: Hardback| 168 pages
ISBN10: 1557531706
Dimension: 160.53x 235.2x 20.07mm| 530.7g
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This book is a combatant's eye view of the Great War rather than an overview which is what is usually written by historians. Well written, exciting, and incredible This was a fantastic book. Philip Ayton was a soldier who joined up on the day after Australia joined the First World War, and he wrote a diary of his whole war. The First World War War Diary of The Royal Canadian Regiment. Transcription by Captain Michael O'Leary, The RCR. OCTOBER 1918 Oct. 1-10-1918. - FIELD. Day fine and warm. Brigade relieved in the line by 9TH Canadian Infantry Brigade passing through. I have been fortunate that a lot of my grandfathers Charles Henry GLOVER war records have survived, so I have downloaded all I could find from Ancestry. Plus he kept some of his discharge documents Service number: 150905 Rank A/2nd Cpl His medal card doesnt give dates as This page provides searches through the database of soldiers and through all War Diary entries using the entered criteria, displaying what information is currently available. Since this is the most comprehensive search, it is also the slowest. Letters and Newspaper search.This page provides the ability to search through letters and newspapers. AN ENGINEER'S DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR is as if you've discovered your great-grandfathers trunk up in the attic, filled with his worn diaries, photos, tickets, documents, permits of his time with the 37th Engineers Regiment who maintained & repaired the mechanical & electrical equipment of America's Expeditionary forces in England, France, Luxembourg & Germany during World War I. Buy Diary of a Sapper by Julian Beirne (ISBN: 9780956154606) from Amazon's Book Fight, Dig and Live: The Story of the Royal Engineers in the Korean War account of the work done by Sappers in the Falklands-great read, buy it soon. I researched a great uncle who was in 20th Battalion Royal Fusiliers and was attached to 261st Tunnelling Company RE. He was awarded the MM for rescuing men from the tunnel following an explosion in April 1916. I went to Kew and ordered a box of documents relating to the company and got the war diary,memos and anagrams. It was amazing. Theo Mayer: Virginia, your father was an engineer who kept a daily diary kept a detailed diary while serving overseas in the First World WarVirginia: Yes. Paul Kennedy, award-winning author of The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers and one of today s most renowned historians, now provides a new and unique look at how World War II was won.The Turn of the Tide is a fascinating nuts-and-bolts account of the strategic factors that led to Allied victory. Kennedy reveals how the leaders grand strategy was carried out by the ordinary soldie Remembering World War I: An Engineer s Diary of the War reviewed by Peter L. Belmonte Remembering World War I: An Engineer s Diary of the War. by Charles Edward Dilkes Edited by Virginia A. Dilkes, Georgia Dilkes Harris, and Lola Dilkes Koniuszy Roads to the Great War is part of the Capture by the French of the summit of Hartmannsweilerkopf, a spur of the Vosges thrust out towards Mulhausen.The Germans had transformed the summit into a fortress. A British ship, the Vosges, sunk by shell-fire from a German submarine in the Channel, after a chase which lasted two hours.The chief engineer was killed. The unit war diaries (record series WO 95) represent one of the most popular collections held by The National Archives. War diaries were kept for two main. The 3rd Canadian Tunnelling Company was one of the tunnelling companies of the Canadian Military Engineers during World War I.The tunnelling units were occupied in offensive and defensive mining involving the placing and maintaining of mines under enemy lines, as well as other underground work such as the construction of deep dugouts for troop accommodation, the digging of subways, saps (a Remembering World War I: An Engineer's Diary of the War; is a story of the raw war emotions LIFE World War I: The Great War and the American Century. Three Zeppelins off the coast between Calais and Gravelines. Allies have the advantage almost constantly from the sea to the Lys. Arrangements made, through the United States Government, for exchange of British and German officers and men, prisoners of war, who are physically incapacitated for further military service. From the start of the First World War, Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF) This collection contains the digitized war diaries of CEF infantry, WW1, Royal Engineer tunnelling companies, nicknamed "the Moles", were specialist WAR ON TWO WHEELS - A DIARY OF OVERSEAS SERVICE BRITISH

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