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By Ian Hay

This publication features a fictionalised account of the daily studies of infantrymen in Kitchener's military, the voluntary component to the British military shaped following the outbreak of the 1st global struggle in 1914. even supposing the characters are a piece of fiction, the incidents defined all truly happened. the tale used to be initially contributed within the kind of an nameless narrative to “Blackwood's Magazine”. Contents comprise: “The day-by-day Grind”, “Growing Pains”, “The Conversion of non-public M'Slattery”, “Crime”, “The legislation of the Medes and Persians”, “Shooting Straight”, “Billets”, “Mid-Channel”, “Deeds of Darkness”, “Olympus”, “… and a few Fell by way of the Wayside”, and so forth. Many classic books reminiscent of this have gotten more and more infrequent and costly. we're republishing this quantity now in an inexpensive, glossy, high quality variation entire with a especially commissioned new introduction.

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