By John Christopher Malcolm Baynes,

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Mark from price in front inner cover. Front cover is bent at top right corner, but is in overall acceptable shape.

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What enabled soldiers to maintain their morale in the inferno of the Western Front? This unique book explores the question by studying the soldiers of the elite 2nd Scottish Rifles at the Battle of Neuve Chapelle in March 1915. It presents a fascinating micro-history of how a British battalion functioned in peace and in war. What type of men served in an elite unit? Where had they come from? What rules did they follow? Where did their loyalties lie? How did they maintain their spirit in the face of dreadful conditions and severe casualties? This book answers these questions and…

From Spencer's list on the British Army in World War I.

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