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Ypres 1914: Messines

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By Nigel Cave & Jack Sheldon Pen and Sword, Barnsley, £12.99, 214 pp ills 7 maps throughout, German Order of Battle, selected bibliog, index ISBN 178159201-2 Book review by David Filsell The actions around Messines in 1914 all too often take second place to events on and to the left of the Ypres Menin road in writing about First Ypres. Here…


Ypres 1914: Langemarck

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Review by Andy Thompson. The bitter battles in and around the Langemarck during October and November 1914 have long been neglected by writers and historians. Most visitors, casual or otherwise, who visit the Ypres Salient visit the German Military Cemetery and, normally, travel via Vancouver Corner. They rarely examine the desperate struggle betwe…


"The Battle of Nonne Bosschen, 11th November 1914" by Vern Littley

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Vern was a WO2 with the Royal Artillery. He's currently a management trainer, and has just completed an MA in Great War Studies at Wolverhampton. He is an accredited battlefield guide (badge 21), presented by Richard Holmes in 2007. 'The battle of Nonne Bosschen 11th November 1914' A look at the battlefield today, best stands to view the battle an…