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Far from a donkey : the life of General Sir Ivor Maxse, KCB, CVO, DSO /
John Baynes.
1st English ed.
London ; Washington : Brassey's, 1995.
xi, 244 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
185753185X (hardcover)
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London ; Washington : Brassey's, 1995.
185753185X (hardcover)
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 240) and index.
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Reference & Research Book News, August 1996
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Table of Contents
List of Plates and Maps
A Brief Note on the Title
Preface with Acknowledgements
Prologuep. 1
Childhood and First School, 1862-77p. 5
Rugby School and the Royal Military College, Sandhurstp. 13
Service with the Royal Fusiliers - 1882-91p. 23
Settling into the Coldstream Guards, 1891-96p. 32
Campaigning in the Sudan, 1897-98p. 41
The Battle of Omdurmanp. 55
Fashoda, and Exploration of the Sobat River, 1898-99p. 63
The Boer War, 1899-1902p. 76
Mainly Regimental Duty, 1901-10p. 93
Command of 1st Guards Brigade at Aldershot, 1910-14p. 102
With 1st Guards Brigade in Action, 1914p. 111
Raising and Training the 18th Divisionp. 122
Command of the 18th Division on the Somme in July 1916p. 135
The Capture of Thiepval and the Schwaben Redoubt during Operations from September to December 1916p. 149
Command of XVIII Corps in 1917 and Early 1918p. 166
Command of XVIII Corps during the Battles of March 1918p. 184
XVIII Corps's Movements from 27 March to the End of May 1918p. 205
Inspector General of Trainingp. 209
GOC-in-C, Northern Commandp. 221
The Fruitgrower, 1923 to 1958p. 228
Epiloguep. 235
Bibliographyp. 240
Indexp. 241
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