By Arthur Banks
It is a particular learn of the clash of 1914-18 on land, sea and within the air, via maps, diagrams and illustrations. in the scope of a few 250 maps, Arthur Banks has awarded either wide normal surveys of political and army process, and the main heavily researched info of significant person campaigns and engagements. those are supplemented by means of entire research of army strengths and command constructions and illustrations.
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I’m sure you’re hungry as ever, Dickie. Shall I pour you some lemonade, Mr. Graves? Why, Arabella, don’t crush the poor boy. ” Arabella lowered her eyes and moved an inch or two away from me on the stone bench. Hanging her head had the advantage of bringing the wide brim of her straw hat between her face and her stepmother’s eyes, and she looked sidelong at me and grinned before turning herself once more into a young gentlewoman. “Will you have a cake, Mr. ” Mr. Douglass leaned forward and snatched a petit-four before Arabella could bring the tray within my reach.
A Military Atlas of the First World War by Arthur Banks