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Reseña del editor: A classic! Memorable account by an officer of 2nd Leinsters who fought with them in the trenches from May 1915 to the armistice. A tribute to the Irish soldier.
Buchbeschreibung Dallington, Naval & Military Press, 2009. First Published in 1936. 13,5 cm x 22cm. 358 pages. Original Hardcover. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Reprint of original 1936 publication. A classic! Memorable account by an officer of 2nd Leinsters who fought with them in the trenches from May 1915 to the armistice. A tribute to the Irish soldier. (Amazon). Colonel Francis Clere Hitchcock MC (1896 - 1962) wrote Stand To—A Diary of the Trenches 1915-1918 about the activities of the second Leinster Regiment of the British Army in World War I. He was born in Dublin and spent most of his young life in Kinnitty, Birr, County Offaly where his father was the Church of Ireland parish rector. His brother was the Hollywood director Rex Ingram. He enlisted as an officer in the Leinster Regiment at the start of World War I, and fought in France where he was awarded the Military Cross. He remained in the British Army until retirement with the rank of Colonel. (Wikipedia). Artikel-Nr. 71111AB