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Plumer: The Soldier"s General

Geoffrey Powell

Plumer: The Soldier"s General

A Biography of Field-Marshal Viscount Plumer of Messines

by Geoffrey Powell

  • 369 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Leo Cooper .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military,
  • Plumer of Messines, Herbert Charles Onslow Plumer,,
  • Great Britain.,
  • Military History - World War I,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Plumer of Messines, Herbert Ch,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Marshals,
  • Army,
  • 20th century,
  • Biography: general,
  • Land forces & warfare,
  • Plumer of Messines, Herbert Charles Onslow Plumer,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Biography,
  • Viscount,,
  • 1857-1932,
  • Great Britain

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages350
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8265212M
    ISBN 100850526051
    ISBN 109780850526059

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Plumer book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. First World War Generals tend to have dubious reputations and in group photog /5. Plumer book.

Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A biography of a World War I general who, the author believes, has not receiv /5.

First World War Generals tend to have dubious reputations and in group photographs of the High Command on the Western Front, one figure stands out as an archetypal Colonel Blimp - smart to a fault, white hair, white moustache, pot-belly.

This was Sir Herbert Plumer. But his appearance belies the fact that he was one of the best-performing and best Author: Geoffrey Powell. Buy this book here. Sir Herbert Plumer stood out as an archetypal Colonel Blimp - smart to a fault, white hair, white moustache, pot-belly.

But his appearance belies the fact that he was one of the best-performing and best-regarded officers on the Allied side. Plumer's crowning glories were the attack on Messines Ridge in and his successful implementation of the 'bite and hold' strategy that contributed so much to final victory.

Plumer destroyed all his papers, but the author has meticulously researched this biography, and has written a lucid account of this undeservedly neglected hero which Price: £ Plumer: The Soldier's General Paperback Add to Basket £ Plumer: The Soldier's General ePub ( MB) Add to Basket: £Price: £ Plumer: The Soldier's General Hardcover – 14 Sept.

by Geoffrey Powell (Author)/5(6). God's Generals Why They Succeeded and Why Some Fail, Volume 1 Hardcover – November 1, the plumber who read no book but the Bible--and raised the dead. It is emboldening in living wholeheartedly as a christian soldier and encourages people to take their faith seriously.

I have purchased maybe a dozen copies of this book to give to Reviews: Plumley was a prominent and central figure in the book We Were Soldiers Once and Young by Lt.

Gen Hal Moore and Joseph L. Galloway about the Battle of Ia Drang and was portrayed by actor Sam Elliott in the film adaption. Awards and decorations [ edit ]. "The Soldier" was the last of five poems of Brooke's War Sonnets about the start of World War I.

As Brooke reached the end of his series, he turned to what happened when the soldier died, while abroad, in the middle of the conflict. When "The Soldier" was written, the bodies of servicemen were not regularly brought back to their homeland but. Plumer, the soldier's general: a life of Viscount Plumer of Messines.

Get this from a library. Plumer: the soldiers' general: a biography of Field-Marshal Viscount Plumer of Messines. [Geoffrey Powell]. General Sir Herbert Plumer, who had been the overall commander during this engagement, later said that 'the attack will go down in history as one of the great battles of the campaign'.

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In the summer ofJoseph Plumb Martin enlisted in the Connecticut state militia at the tender age of 15; he later joined the Continental Army of General. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. The unintended consequence: many G.I.s shifted their drug use to heroin, which was odorless and thus harder to detect.

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Each day, thousands of soldiers passed through Poperinge when going to and returning from the front. Etchings, paintings, and clippings from books or newspapers were not included.

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