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Author Wilson, Richard
LoC No. 18026406
Title The post of honour : stories of daring deeds done by men of the British Empire in the Great War
Contents Introduction -- The Victoria Cross -- Captain Grenfell and the charge of the Lancers -- British sailors who knew how to die -- Some of the first V.C.'s -- The spirit of Sir Philip Sidney -- The messengers -- The story of Corporal Holmes -- The men of the first line -- Lieutenant Leach and Sergeant Hogan -- Wilson, O'Leary, and Martin-Leake -- The Canadian Scottish -- The Canadian spirit -- The adventures of the "Kent" -- The Lancashire landing -- Commander Unwin and the two midshipmen -- Anzac -- Submarines in the Dardanelles -- Warneford and the Zeppelin -- Smith and Forshaw: two heroes of Gallipoli -- The story of Edith Cavell -- Jack Cornwell, the boy who "carried on" -- Heroes of Loos -- How Moorhouse brought in his report -- Loraine's fight in the air -- "A glorious band" -- The work of the mine-sweepers -- "The padre" -- Lieutenant Robinson and the Zeppelin -- The Canadians at Vimy Ridge -- Heroes of a hospital ship -- Along the "V.C. Walk" -- Midshipman Gyles and the German boarders -- How man made an earthquake -- "When can their glory fade?" -- "The heart of a lion."
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Language English
LoC Class D501: History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: World War I (1914-1918)
Subject World War, 1914-1918 -- Anecdotes
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EBook-No. 48169
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