When the Whistle Blows: The Story of the Footballers' Battalion in the Great War (BOK)

Andrew Riddoch, John Kemp

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This title includes foreword by Richard Holmes. Now available in paperback, this timely history tells the full story of the 17th Battalion Middlesex Regiment, the 'Footballers' Battalion'. Based on extensive original research, Andrew Riddoch and John Kemp draw on many previously unpublished letters, personal accounts and photographs to paint a vivid portrait of this legendary British Army battalion that fought in three of the fiercest battles of the Great War - the Somme, Arras and Cambrai. The authors show how this remarkable battalion helped shape football, as well as military history.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2011 Forfatter Andrew Riddoch, John Kemp
Forlag
HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP
ISBN 9780857331038
Antall sider 416 Dimensjoner 12,7cm x 19,8cm x 3cm
Vekt 272 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form British & Irish history, 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000, First World War, Regiments