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Ralph Lomas

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              Ralph says that in the seventies a family friend, a Dunkirk veteran, told the story of his father, who had served in the 1st Essex Bn and died in Flanders in January 1918 and recommended Lynn Macdonald's book 'Passchendaele'. Ralph said that he remembers the veteran's stories stirred his imagination. In 1984 a small group tr…


1914 Days of Hope by Lyn Macdonald

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xiv plus 446 pp. Case bound. £15.95. Michael Joseph. In this latest in her series of books on the Great War the author has retained the style and format which proved so popular with her earlier works, as undoubtedly will be the case with this one. It may not be to everybody's liking but it has resulted in a graphic, interesting and very readable a…