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By Ian Hay

This booklet incorporates a fictionalised account of the daily stories of squaddies in Kitchener's military, the voluntary element of the British military shaped following the outbreak of the 1st international conflict in 1914. even if the characters are a piece of fiction, the incidents defined all really happened. the tale used to be initially contributed within the kind of an nameless narrative to “Blackwood's Magazine”. Contents contain: “The day-by-day Grind”, “Growing Pains”, “The Conversion of non-public M'Slattery”, “Crime”, “The legislation of the Medes and Persians”, “Shooting Straight”, “Billets”, “Mid-Channel”, “Deeds of Darkness”, “Olympus”, “… and a few Fell by way of the Wayside”, and so forth. Many classic books equivalent to this have gotten more and more infrequent and dear. we're republishing this quantity now in a reasonable, glossy, high quality variation entire with a particularly commissioned new introduction.

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