Camp and Combat on the Sinai and Palestine Front: The Experience of the British Empire Soldier…

Hardcover | July 3, 2012

byEdward Woodfin, Edward C. Woodfin

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Dunes, sandstorms, freezing crags and searing heat; these are not the usual images of World War I. For many men from all over the British Empire, this was the experience of the Great War. Based on soldiers' accounts, this book reveals the hardships and complexity of British Empire soldiers' lives in this oft-forgotten but important campaign.  

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Dunes, sandstorms, freezing crags and searing heat; these are not the usual images of World War I. For many men from all over the British Empire, this was the experience of the Great War. Based on soldiers' accounts, this book reveals the hardships and complexity of British Empire soldiers' lives in this oft-forgotten but important ca...

EDWARD WOODFIN Associate Professor of History at Converse College in Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA, where he won the Kathryn Amelia Brown Award for Excellence in Teaching. He earned a PhD at Texas A&M University and he was a Fulbright Fellow at the Australian Defence Force Academy.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 8.87 × 5.67 × 0.86 inPublished:July 3, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230303765

ISBN - 13:9780230303768

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Table of Contents

Introduction Prologue The Rotten Wilderness: the Sinai Crossing the Line The Gaza Trenches Mountains of Mourning'The Unholy Land': The Trenches of Samaria and Jordan Epilogue: The Long Journey Home Conclusion Appendix Bibliography