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Spellmount Military Memoirs: The Letters of Major General Price Davies VC, CB, CMG, DSO: From Captain to Major General, 1914-18

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Spellmount Military Memoirs: The Letters of Major General Price Davies VC, CB, CMG, DSO: From Captain to Major General, 1914-18

Spellmount Military Memoirs: The Letters of Major General Price Davies VC, CB, CMG, DSO: From Captain to Major General, 1914-18 by Peter Robinson
English | January 1st, 2013 | ASIN: B00AZ17SR2, ISBN: 0752487361 | 256 Pages | EPUB | 1.63 MB

The new series of Spellmount Military Memoirs provides rare and sought-after texts for the collector of classic historical works, together with rigorously selected personal narratives never before in print - destined to become classics in their own right. Llewelyn Alberic Emilius Price-Davies was awarded the Victoria Cross when serving with the King's Royal Rifle Corps during the Second Boer War.

He went on to serve as Divisional Corps liaison officer in 1914-15 and was promoted through the ranks during the First World War. His correspondence offers a are insight into the changing face of the British Army at this time and includes secret memos to his brother-in-law Chief of the Imperial General Staff, Field Marshal Henry Wilson. Serving at Ypres, Somme and Passchendaele, his letters powerfully evoke the dramatic action. In 1918 he travelled to Italy, where his diaries reveal for the first time how the Allied leadership functioned in this crucial theatre. Offering a unique picture of British Army High Command, this rare collection of letter offers a fascinating and detailed insight into the First World War.

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