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Walking Ypres (Paperback)

WWI Ypres Battlefield Guidebooks Passchendaele Great War Guides

By Paul Reed
Imprint: Pen & Sword Military
Series: Battleground Books: WWI
Pages: 150
ISBN: 9781781590034
Published: 30th October 2017

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The medieval city of Ypres will forever be associated with the Great War, especially by the British. From 1914 to 1918 it was the key strongpoint in the northern sector of the Western Front, and the epic story of its defence has taken on almost legendary status. The city and the surrounding battlefields are also among the most visited sites on the Western Front, and Paul Reed's walking guide is an essential travelling companion for anyone who is eager to explore them. His classic book, first published over ten years ago, is the result of a lifetime's research into the battles for Ypres and the Flemish landscape over which they were fought. For this second edition, which he has revised, updated and expanded, he has provided new photographs and included two entirely new walks covering the Langemarck battlefield where the 'Last British Tommy' Harry Patch fought and also the Potijze area.

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About Paul Reed

Paul Reed is a leading military historian, specializing in the two world wars. He has been visiting European battlefields for more than thirty years, and lived on the Somme for over a decade. He has worked as a researcher and battlefield guide, and is the author of several books on the Great War. He also regularly contributes to television programmes, such as Timewatch, Meet the Ancestors and Who Do You Think You Are? and was historical consultant to BBC1’s My Family At War.

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