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With A Machine Gun To Cambrai: A Story Of The First World War By George Coppard,

  • Title: With A Machine Gun To Cambrai: A Story Of The First World War
  • Author: George Coppard
  • ISBN: 9780304352586
  • Page: 490
  • Format: Paperback
  • In August 1914, after lying about his age, the 16 year old George Coppard enlisted in Kitchener s army Serving with the Machine Gun Corps, he fought in the battles of Loos, Somme and Arras, and at Cambrai, where he was badly wounded and won the Military Medal for Bravery This book is based on diaries that the author kept, against military regulation, during his service iIn August 1914, after lying about his age, the 16 year old George Coppard enlisted in Kitchener s army Serving with the Machine Gun Corps, he fought in the battles of Loos, Somme and Arras, and at Cambrai, where he was badly wounded and won the Military Medal for Bravery This book is based on diaries that the author kept, against military regulation, during his service in France It is one of the few accounts of the war to be written by a private soldier rather than an officer, and as such it paints a vivid and horrifying picture of life in the trenches as seen by someone at the very bottom of the military hierarchy.
    With A Machine Gun To Cambrai A Story Of The First World War In August after lying about his age the year old George Coppard enlisted in Kitchener s army Serving with the Machine Gun Corps he fought in the battles of Loos Somme and Arras and at Cam

    One thought on “With A Machine Gun To Cambrai: A Story Of The First World War”

    1. This is a great little book with only one problem it s too short I wish the author had written , but what little there is is pure gold.

    2. This is a very nice book which I bought from the library of the Canadian war museum This is a first hand account of the trench warfare in WW 1 The narrative is so intense that I finished the book in one read I suggest this book to anyone who wants to read the bottom and hard truth about War which is far from chivalry, victories, medals and laurels This book show the real true deal, how the common solider manages this life and the hardships he faces each day How a loaf of bread becomes your dream [...]

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