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Passchendaele

Paul Gross

Passchendaele

the novel : based on the screenplay

by Paul Gross

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Published by HarperCollins in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ypres, 3rd Battle of, Ieper, Belgium, 1917,
  • Passchendaele (Motion picture),
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPasschendaele (Motion picture).
    Statementby Paul Gross
    The Physical Object
    Pagination299 p. ;
    Number of Pages299
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26536553M
    ISBN 109781554682904

      Three huge attacks between 20 September and 4 October had the Germans reeling, but again the weather intervened and the campaign concluded with futile attacks across the muddy slopes of the Passchendaele large battle and minor action is given equal treatment, giving a detailed insight into the most talked about side of the campaign Author: Andrew Rawson.


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Passchendaele by Paul Gross Download PDF EPUB FB2

Passchendaele: A New History is a powerful and rigorously researched account of Passchendaele: A New History () by Nick Lloyd reassesses these assumptions. The Ypres offensive took place between 31 July and 10 Novemberin a small corner of Belgium, and more thanmen were killed or maimed, gassed or drowned with many Passchendaele book the /5(38).

Passchendaele: The Lost Victory of World War I and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more. Passchendaele: The Lost Victory of World War I 1st Edition by Nick Lloyd (Author) › Visit Amazon's Nick Lloyd Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See Cited by: 1. Passchendaele is the tale of Michael Dunne during the first Wolrd War. I believe this book is the first book from Paul Gross, more known for his acting.

I didnt quite know what to expect from the book. Although there are romantic elements to this book it is in no way a pure romance.

The war scenes are well described without being too graphic/5. To make matters worse, the first third of the book is taken up not with the account of the Third Battle of Ypres (commonly known as Passchendaele) itself, but with the prior Battle of Messines, and with the leadup to the British and French initial offensive on 31 of July of Cited by: 7.

The Third Battle of Ypres (German: Dritte Flandernschlacht; French: Troisième Bataille des Flandres and Dutch: Derde Slag om Vlaanderen), also known as the Battle of Passchendaele (/ ˈ p æ ʃ ən d eɪ l /), was a campaign of the First World War, fought by the Allies against the German Empire.

The battle took place on the Western Front, from July to Novemberfor control of the ridges Location: Passchendaele, Ypres Salient, Belgium.

The definitive account of Passchendaele, the months-long battle that epitomizes the immense tragedy of the First World War Passchendaele. The name of a small, seemingly insignificant Flemish village echoes across the twentieth century as the ultimate expression of meaningless, industrialized : Basic Books.

Buy Passchendaele: A New History by Lloyd, Nick (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday Passchendaele book prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5().

• Passchendaele: A New History by Nick Lloyd is published by Viking (£25). To order a copy for £ go to or call. This is the most wide-ranging and perceptive account of Passchendaele yet written.

[This] book not only captures the agony of the soldiers' war but, in the measured, understated tone of the best prosecutors, leads us to inevitable conclusions."—Robert Cowley.

Battle of Passchendaele (July 31–November 6, ), World War I battle that embodied the senseless slaughter of the Western Front. Passchendaele was the third and longest battle to take place at Ypres, Belgium.

The Allied victory was achieved at enormous cost for. At times I was reduced to tears at the sheer waste of life and the total lack of humanity by politicians and military leaders on Passchendaele book sides.

I would recommend this book to anyone, it totally changed my view of the "Great" war. Passchendaele was years ago, please read or listen to this book. Passchendaele, which Gross wrote, directed and starred in, was the highest grossing Canadian film of with the box office reaching over $ million, and recently won five Genie Awards, including Best Picture.

Publish your book with B&N. Learn : HarperCollins Canada. This book combined with Jack Sheldon's book of the German experience at Passchendaele are the books to read on this story. But this book is the more thorough of the two, and delves in greater detail on support forces involved, and on the stretcher carriers who suffered so much/5(22).

Passchendaele battle horrors revealed in a new book’s shocking pictures years after brave Tommies battled in the mud This week marks the centenary of Author: Laura Burnip. Nearly ninety years ago, on 31st Julythe small Belgian village of Passchendaele became the focus for one of the most gruelling, bloody and bizarre battles of World War 1.

By 6th November, when Passchendaele village and the ridge were captured, over half a million British, French, Canadians, Australians, New Zealanders and Germans had become casualties.4/5(1).

Nick Lloyd’s Passchendaele – A New History is written with a lightness of touch which defies the complexity of this battle. The temptation in any book of this kind is to allow the facts to Author: Ronan Mcgreevy.

By 6th November, when Passchendaele village and the ridge were captured, over half a million British, French, Canadians, Australians, New Zealanders and Germans had become casualties. Philip Warner, the noted historian of twentieth-century warfare and the author of over fifty books on military history, many published by Pen & Sword, has.

Osprey's guide to the campaign (Passchendaele and the Battles of Ypres) would be worth checking out just for being an Osprey, but Martin Marix Evans, its author, has supported something like the "learning curve" school elsewhere in terms of the Somme.

I don't know if he takes the same line on Passchendaele, but it might be worth. • Passchendaele: A New History is published by Penguin. To order a copy for £ (RRP £) go to or call Author: PD Smith. It is Novemberand Michael, David and the rest of the Fighting 10th are about to plunge into the hell known as Passchendaele.

Based on the epic Canadian motion picture written by, starring and directed by Paul Gross, Passchendaele immortalizes the story of a battle that has become synonymous with the horrors of the First World :   Yet Passchendaele was also the scene of Allied victory, a triumph carried by Canadians, and one that helped form who we are as a nation.

In a story of war, love, futility and sacrifice, Passchendaele reminds us of our country’s greatest strengths and our lasting achievements.5/5(1).

Battle of Passchendaele Date J – Novem Location Passendale, Belgium Victor Tactical Allied victory Strategic Allied victory Operational Allied failure Contenders British Kingdom (Australia, Canada, India, Newfoundland, New Zealand, Union of South Africa, United Kingdom) France Belgium German Empire Unit Strength 50 British, 6 French divisions 77–83 German divisions.

THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP 10 BESTSELLER 'A timely re-appraisal a masterpiece' General Lord Richard Dannatt The Third Battle of Ypres was a 'lost victory' for the British Army in Between July and Novemberin a small corner of Belgium, more thanmen were killed or maimed, gassed or drowned - and many of the bodies were never.

Passchendaele - Ebook written by Philip Warner. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Passchendaele/5(2).

Check out this great listen on Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Passchendaele by Nick Lloyd, read by Mark Elstob.

Between July and Novemberin a small corner of Belgium, more thanmen were killed or maimed, gassed or drowned. The carnage on the Western Front at Passchendaele, whereAllied andGerman soldiers fell, was neither inevitable nor inescapable, the authors of this gripping book insist.

Robin Prior and Trevor Wilson here offer the most complete account of the campaign ever published, establishing what actually occurred, what options were available, and who was responsible for the devastation 4/5(1).

At least, that’s what is summed up in an episode reported by the historian Captain B H Liddell Hart in his book ‘The Real War ’. The scene: Belgium in Novemberat the end of the Third Battle of Ypres, later dubbed ‘Passchendaele’ after a village. Passchendaele The Lost Victory of World War I (Book): Lloyd, Nick: "The definitive account of Passchendaele, one of the most influential and tragic battles of the First World War.

Passchendaele. The name of a small, seemingly insignificant Flemish village echoes across the twentieth century as the ultimate expression of meaningless, industrialized slaughter. The Canadian Corps, astrong fighting formation, was ordered to the Passchendaele front, east of Ypres, in mid-October Launched on 31 Julythe British offensive in Flanders had aimed to drive the Germans away from the essential Channel Ports and to eliminate U-Boat bases on the coast.

But unceasing rain and shellfire reduced. Passchendaele has 5, members. Prove that there is interest in the project / event known as Passchendaele by joining this group. We as.

A fresh look at the battles of Passchendaele that reveals, for the first time, where responsibility for the tragedy really lies. this extensively researched book tells the story of one of the darkest hours of Australia and New Zealand's First World War military.

Published in time for the th anniversary of the epic Battle of Passchendaele which began on 31st July"The Road to Passchendaele" is a timely and timeless contribution to the growing library of World War I histories and memoirs.

Midwest Book Review. As featured in. Life in Farnham. As featured in 'Christmas Gift Guide':Price: £ Get this from a library. Passchendaele. [Peter Barton; Jeremy Banning; Imperial War Museum (Great Britain)] -- Presents the story of the Somme, showing in panoramas how the Allied high command miscalculated the opening move, and the untold story of the unused saps.

This book. out of 5 stars Passchendaele the book. Reviewed in Canada on Aug This is not great literature, if that's what you are looking for go read Tolstoy. However, if you want a story that makes you laugh and cry and really care about the characters, this is it.

You are immediately pulled into the lives of these characters, it's what /5(11). Thanks for the great responses. Passchendaele in perspective was something I saw cited in the notes of a few books, but had slipped my memory.

So I just ordered it and am really excited from what I saw in the table of contents. I own Warner's book, but I have heard negative things about it, and I forgot about Sheldon's book. Passchendaele is a romanticized story around the extraordinary achievements by soldiers fighting a battle on blood-soaked grounds for almost four months, one that would become synonymous with the horrors of the First World War/5(11).

Takes us into the thick of a battle where upward ofmen were killed, wounded, maimed, gassed, or drowned. The author reveals that, for the British, Passchendaele was eminently winnable, how difficult the confrontation was for the German Army, and how close the British Army came to defeating it.

24 pages of photos. Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: World War, -- Poetry.

Ypres, 3rd Battle of, Ieper, Belgium, -- Poetry. War poetry, Canadian. View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items. "Passchendaele" is less about Passchendaele and more of a love story. It is a love story not so cleverly disguised as a war movie. The script is so cheesy and bad that even James Cameron would say 40%.

Lyn MacDonald. Over the past twenty years Lyn Macdonald has established a popular reputation as an author and historian of the First World War. Her books are They Called It Passchendaele, an account of the Passchendaele campaign in ; The Roses of No Man's Land, a chronicle of the war from the neglected viewpoint of the casualties and the medical teams who.

The book tells the story of ordinary men in the grip of a political and military power struggle that determined their fate and has foreshadowed the destiny of the world for a century.

Passchendaele lays down a powerful challenge to the idea of war as an inevitable expression of the human will, and examines the culpability of governments and /5(11).

Lloyd's thesis is controversial, but his scholarship makes it impossible to dismiss * Publishers Weekly * A fresh and thorough examination of the events of July to November is definitely needed. Dr Nick Lloyd has achieved this in his book Passchendaele: A New History, an account that is both scholarly and gripping/5().New Zealand soldiers in the Ypres Salient.

I was commissioned to colourise this particular image for the cover for ‘Passchendaele: The Day by Day Account’ by Chris McCarthy. This book is available from Uniform Press here. British officers in a German trench, Messines, Belgium,