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Author Woodfin, Edward, 1968-
Title Camp and combat on the Sinai and Palestine front : the experience of the British empire soldier, 1916-18 / Edward C. Woodfin.
Published Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Book Cover

 Floor2  D568.2 .W66 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xviii, 220 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p.194-207) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Prologue -- The Rotten Wilderness : the Sinai -- Crossing the Line -- The Gaza Trenches -- Mountains of Mourning -- "The Unholy Land": The Trenches of Samaria and Jordan -- Epilogue: The Long Journey Home -- Conclusion.
Summary "Dunes, sandstorms, freezing crags and searing heat; these are not the usual images of World War I. For many men from all over the British Empire, this was the experience of the Great War. Based on soldiers' accounts, this book reveals the hardships and complexity of British Empire soldiers' lives in this oft-forgotten but important campaign"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Egypt -- Sinai.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Palestine.
Great Britain. Army -- History -- World War, 1914-1918.
Great Britain. Army -- Military life -- History -- 20th century.
Soldiers -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Soldiers -- Egypt -- Sinai -- History -- 20th century.
Soldiers -- Palestine -- History -- 20th century.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Participation, British.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Trench warfare.
ISBN 0230303765 (hardback)
9780230303768 (hardback)
OCLC number 779244382