Item #137383 The Battles of Bullecourt, 1917. David COOMBES.

The Battles of Bullecourt, 1917

Newport, Army History Unit, 2017.

Octavo, viii, 185 pages with numerous illustrations and several colour maps and plans.

Pictorial card cover with flaps; top corners slightly creased (with very slight associated creasing to associated leaves); an excellent copy.

'Bullecourt became a charnel-house for the AIF. Many who had endured the nightmare of Pozieres considered Bullecourt far worse ... Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig considered its capture 'among the great achievements of the war', [but] the village that cost so many lives held no strategic value whatsoever' (rear cover). Australian Army Campaigns series number 17.

Item #137383

Price (AUD): $35.00

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