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The old front line

John Masefield

The old front line

or, The beginning of the battle of the Somme

by John Masefield

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Published by William Heinemann in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Somme, 1st Battle of the, France, 1916.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John Masefield ; illustrated.
    ContributionsWilley, Joseph Currier, former owner.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, [1], 11-128, 64 p., [17] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17771511M

    Title:: The Old Front Line: Author:: Masefield, John, Link: Gutenberg ebook: No stable link: This is an uncurated book entry from our extended bookshelves, readable . Our old front line runs where the ground shelves or glides down into the valley; the enemy front line runs along the gentle rise up from the valley. The lines face each other across the slopes. To the south, the slope on which the enemy line stands is very slight.

    Besides this book being a little slow, Front Lines was a pretty damn amazing book. A historical fiction that follows three different, kick ass females in the middle of a war. It's hearty, brutal and some times shocking. This book deals with racism, sexism, death, PTSD and so much more/5. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. You can also read the full text online using our ereader. This description of the old front line, as it was when the Battle of the Somme began, may some day be of use.

    The front line is double across the greater part of the crest, and behind it is a very deep, strong, trebly wired support line which is double at important points. Our old front line runs almost straight across the crest parallel with the enemy front line, and distant from it from forty to one hundred and fifty yards. A front line (alternative forms: front-line or frontline) in military terminology is the position(s) closest to the area of conflict of an armed force's personnel and equipment, .


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John Masefield originally published his Old Front Line book in as an 80 page overview to the landscape of the Somme front line. It is a sweeping narrative of the geography of the ridges and woods which provided the backdrop to the BEF's largest battle thus far.

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Just before half-past seven, the mines at half a dozen points went up with a roar that shook the earth and brought down the parapets in our lines. Before the blackness of their burst had thinned or fallen the hand of Time rested on the half-hour mark, and along all that old front line of the English.

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