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Review of Armageddon Road, A VCs Diary 1914-1916 Billy Congreave edited by Terry Norman.

JINGO

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Review of Armageddon Road, A VCs Diary 1914-1916 Billy Congreave edited by Terry Norman.

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There has been a large amount of books on The Great War re-released this year to coincide with this years commemorations and this is obviously one of them. The diary of a divisional staff officer in the true Captain Darling style? Nothing could be further from the truth. A turns visceral, humane, and scathing, this diary is written in the self depreciating understated style of the time. It covers the initial shocking and bloody contact with the German Army in the early open and confusing...
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