THE IRISH AT THE FRONT.

MacDonagh, Michael.


£25.00




Hodder and Stoughton, 1st ed., 1916. Xiii + 158 + 2 pp. Original green cloth ; 19 x 12cm. Top quarter of (blank) half-title-page, lacking ; covers a little grubby but contents clean and V.G. "This narrative of the more signal feats of the Irish Regiments in France, Flanders and at the Dardanelles, is based on letters of regimental officers and men, interviews with wounded soldiers of the battalions, and those invalided home, and, also in several cases, on the records compiled at the depots." Chapters cover the Retreat from Mons ; Battle of the Rivers ; Conquest for the Channel Coast ; Asphyxiating Gas and Liquid Fire ; the Immortal Story (Landing of the Dublins and Munsters at the Dardanelles) ; the 10th Irish Division in Gallipoli ; in the Rest Camp ; Fight for Kislah Dagh ; For Cross and Crown ; the Great Push at Loos ; the Victoria Cross ; "For Valour". Uncommon First Edition.


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