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Title: Kitchener's Mob: The Adventures of an American in the British Army.
Description: Thomas Allen, Toronto, 1916, first Canadian edition.. 201 pp, small 8vo (7 1/2" H), hard cover (red cloth with black lettering on spine and front board) - no dust jacket. "This brief narrative is by no means a complete record of life in a battalion of one of Lord Kitchener's first armies. It is, rath er, a story in outline, a mere suggestion of that life as it is lived in the British lines along the Western Front. If those who read gain thereby a more intimate view of trench warfare, and of the men who are so gallantly and cheerfully lay i n g d o w n their lives for England, the purpose of the writer will have been accomplished." Book slightly cracked at two places, tiny stain at top edge of half-title and title page, moderate browning to edges of text block, tiny stain in margin s of p a ge s 19 0 &191 - migrates into adjacent pages, light edge wear, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, scattered small soiling marks/stains on boards. Good.

Keywords: Western Front, Trenches, Trench Warfare, British Soldiers, Army, Personal Narratives, Morale, Conditions, Training, Hygiene, Tommy Atkins, Field Artillery, Gloucesters, Food, Machine Guns, Gunners, Maxims, Rats, No Man's Land, Snipers, Grenades, Bay

Price: US$ 15.00 Seller: Capricorn Books
- Book number: 24080

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