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From Mons to Ypres with General French

Frederic Abernethy Coleman

From Mons to Ypres with General French

a personal narrative.

by Frederic Abernethy Coleman

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Published by A.L. Burt company in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 371 p., plates, port., fold. map., facsim.
Number of Pages371
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17638245M

General Sir Hubert Gough. The Marne—The Aisne—Ypres. The Battles of Ypres, The Fifth Army was created on 30 October , by renaming the Reserve Army (General Hubert Gough). Lyautey was a far more frank, open, outspoken nature, morally fearless, and I am sure equally so physically. John French, 1st Earl of Ypres, was a leading officer of the ‘British Army.’ During his career, French held several titles. He was a field marshal and a viscount. French started his career as a midshipman in the ‘Royal Navy.’ Later, he joined the ‘British Army’ and made significant contributions to the Gordon Relief Expedition in Sudan.

The others, according to J E Edmonds in ‘Military Operations France and Belgium, Mons, the Retreat to the Seine, the Marne and the Aisne August-October ’, George Gordon in ‘The Retreat from Mons’ and Ernest Hamilton in ‘The First Seven Divisions: a Detailed Account of the Fighting from Mons to Ypres During the Great War. The Third Battle of Ypres (German: Dritte Flandernschlacht; French: Troisième Bataille des Flandres and Dutch: Derde Slag om Vlaanderen), also known as the Battle of Passchendaele (/ ˈ p æ ʃ ən d eɪ l /), was a campaign of the First World War, fought by the Allies against the German Empire. The battle took place on the Western Front, from July to November , for control of the ridges Location: Passchendaele, Ypres Salient, Belgium, .

The Battle of Mons took place as part of the Battle of the Frontiers, in which the advancing German armies clashed with the advancing Allied armies along the Franco-Belgian and Franco-German BEF was stationed on the left of the Allied line, which stretched from Alsace-Lorraine in the east to Mons and Charleroi in southern Belgium. [5] [6] The British position on the French flank. Extract from a book written by a British soldier in , ‘From Mons to Ypres with General French’. Here he describes an attack by troops of an Indian unit on German positions in the village of Messines during the First Battle of Ypres, October-November The Sikhs charged Size: 2MB.


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[Frederic Abernethy Coleman] -- When the British troops advanced into Belgium in to face the German foe, it was with a sure and steady confidence in the outcome.

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From Mons to Ypres with General French; a personal narrative by Coleman, Frederic Abernethy, Publication date Topics World War, Publisher New York, Dodd, Mead and company Collection library_of_congress; americana Digitizing sponsor The Library of CongressPages:   For 1st Ypres, the Osprey Campaign Series "First Ypres " or "Ypres " by -Hockley are good.

A decent "gazetteer" of place names and what happened where and when can be found in the (a little dated in places) 's book by Beatrix Brice "The Battle Book of Ypres" which was reprinted a couple of years ago.

About this Item: Sampson Low, Marston, Hard Cover. Condition: Good. A personal narrative of the First World War by the man attached to Sir John French's HQ during the retreat from Mons and to the 2nd Cavalry Brigade HQ during the advance across the Marne and the battle for Ypres.".

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the city's French name Ypres is most commonly used in English. The municipality comprises the city of Ypres and the villages of Boezinge, Brielen, Dikkebus. Buy FROM MONS TO YPRES WITH FRENCH by Coleman, Frederic (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(2). The Battle of Mons was the first major action of the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) in the First World was a subsidiary action of the Battle of the Frontiers, in which the Allies clashed with Germany on the French borders.

At Mons, the British Army attempted to hold the line of the Mons–Condé Canal against the advancing German 1st Army. Location: Mons, Belgium, 50°27′N 03°57′E /. As far as I am aware, there are only three or four platoon and company commanders still living who went through the Battle of, and Retreat from, Mons, as well as the Battles of the Marne, the Aisne and Ypres.

This fact has emboldened me to add one more book to the already enormous bulk of war : Lucknow Books. From Mons to Ypres with French. Excerpts: On a pleasant August evening in I embarked on a troopship at Southampton.

I was one of twenty-five members of the Royal Automobile Club who had each volunteered to take his motor-car and proceed at once to the General Headquarters of Sir John French's. from mons to ypres with french £ £ Coleman was an American, one of 25 motorists who volunteered to accompany the BEF to France in to drive officers of Headquarters staff at the front.

The First Battle of Ypres (French: Première Bataille des Flandres German: Erste Flandernschlacht, 19 October – 22 November ) was a battle of the First World War, fought on the Western Front around Ypres, in West Flanders, battle was part of the First Battle of Flanders, in which German, French, Belgian armies and the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) fought from Arras in Location: Ypres, Belgium, Coordinates:.

Mons Ypres to From Paperback Book With (English) Frederic Free by French Coleman Coleman Free French by Mons With (English) Book Ypres Frederic From to Paperback. From Mons to Ypres with General French by Frederic Coleman (English) Paperback B From Mons to: $ Mons Ypres to From (English) Paperback with Coleman by B French General Frederic.On the 21st the British began their movement northward; and at the close of the day the cavalry reached the line of the Mons Canal on either flank of Mons, while the four divisions of infantry, according to Sir John French’s account, radiated forth (so to speak) from Maubeuge the I Corps north-eastward to Givry, and the II Corps north.Ypres (/ ˈ iː p r ə / EE-prə; French: ; Dutch: Ieper) is a Belgian municipality in the province of West the Dutch Ieper is the official name, the city's French name Ypres is most commonly used in English.

The municipality comprises the city of Ypres and the villages of Boezinge, Brielen, Dikkebus, Elverdinge, Hollebeke, Sint-Jan, Vlamertinge, Voormezele, Zillebeke, and Country: Belgium.