The Bedfordshire Regiment in the Great War
'1st Bedfordshires. Part One; Mons to the Somme'
By Steven Fuller
Sorry to report that I have no Part One copies left. If you have trouble finding one elsewhere, please let me know and I will ask the Publisher what options are available
This volume tells part one of the battalion's story between 1914 and the end of the Battle of the Somme in 1916, with Part Two; Arras to the Armistice concluding their remarkable story.
The battalion were heavily engaged throughout the early months of the war and were on the front lines until the very end, over four years later. As a result, doing their complex story the justice it deserves has been achieved through splitting the 160,000 word history into two volumes, thus ensuring their story is told properly.
228 pages, plus photograph section, notes, etc..
Available in quality hardback only.
RRP £19.99 (delivered prices are show in the drop down menu of the order button)
Foreword by Sir Samuel Whitbread, KCVO (President, the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment Association and Lord Lieutenant of Bedfordshire).
Chapter One; The Bedfordshires' Call to Arms
Chapter Two; The Battle of Mons
Chapter Three; The Battle of Le Cateau and the Retreat to Paris
Chapter Four; The Battles of the Marne and the Aisne
Chapter Five; The Battle of La Bassee
Chapter Six; The Battles of Ypres, 1914
Chapter Seven; A Winter's Lull
Chapter Eight; "Murder Hill" and the Second Battle of Ypres
Chapter Nine; The Somme Sector
Chapter Ten; The Arras Sector
Chapter Eleven; High Wood and Longueval
Chapter Twelve; Falfemont Farm and Morval
'1st Bedfordshires. Part two; Arras to the Armistice'
Information on part two of the 1st Battalion's history can be seen here.
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