Salient Points Three: Ypres & Picardy 1914-18
The third in the series of a collection of stories about the men the actions and the places of interest for the battlefield visitor to the old Western Front. This book features:- A Soldier for a Year (Private David Ross); - A Very British Grenadier (Captain Pixley); - An Artist at War (Ernest Carlos); - Into Battle - Julian of the Ard Ead Julian Grenfell); - Adolf Hitler at Ypres; - Michael O Leary V.C. The Wild Colonial Boy; - No Prisoners for The Dorsets (The Dorsetshire Regiment at Hill 60); - Tanks at St. Julien; - Corporal McBride and the 2nd Worcesters at Neuve Eglise; - Triumph and Tragedy (The 6th DCLI at Sanctuary/Zouave woods 1915) and The Five Forgotten Mines of Messines (unexploded - and four of them still there, the other 'blew' in 1955).
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1 A Soldier for a Year
2 A Very British Grenadier
3 An Artist at War
4 Into Battle Julian of the Ard Ead
5 Adolf Hitler at Ypres
6 Michael OLeary VC The Wild Colonial Boy
7 No Prisoners for The Dorsets
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4th Battalion 9th Scottish April Army artillery attack awarded Battalion Battalion Headquarters battle Battle of Pilckem Belgium Birdcage Boesinghe bombardment British Buffs buried canal Captain Lilly Captain Ransome casualties Cemetery Cockcroft Company Corporal McBride day’s Division Dorsets Dorsetshire Regiment enemy enemy’s fighting fire Flanders ﬂank France front line German graves Grenadier Grenadier Guards Grenfell Gun Pit heavy Hill 60 Hillock Farm Hitler Hooge Crater Hospice House inﬂuence Irish Guards Jack Pixley Jack’s Julian Julian Grenfell killed in action King’s later Lieutenant-Colonel lst Battalion machine guns Mairie Major Cowie Menin Messines Michael O’Leary Military Cross Mont du Hibou moved Neuve Eglise October platoon Ploegsteert Ploegsteert Wood Poelcappelle position railway reﬂected Riﬂe Brigade road Royal Salient Second Lieutenant sector shell Shephard soldier Somme Spoil Bank strongpoint tank Taplow Court Third Ypres took trenches troops Victoria Cross village whilst Worcesters wounded yards Zillebeke