Wipers: A Soldier's Tale from the Great War

Wipers A Soldier s Tale from the Great War The World War One battlefield that bulged out around Ypres Belgium was one of the most horrific killing grounds of the bloody four year conflict Not familiar with the proper pronunciation of Ypres

  • Title: Wipers: A Soldier's Tale from the Great War
  • Author: Jeff Simmons
  • ISBN: 9781442185265
  • Page: 371
  • Format: Paperback
  • Wipers: A Soldier's Tale from the Great War

    The World War One battlefield that bulged out around Ypres, Belgium, was one of the most horrific killing grounds of the bloody, four year conflict Not familiar with the proper pronunciation of Ypres, EE pruh , the Allied soldiers called the sector Wipers The Allies took thousands of casualties daily there from 1914 to 1918 Unable to break the German line, a plan wThe World War One battlefield that bulged out around Ypres, Belgium, was one of the most horrific killing grounds of the bloody, four year conflict Not familiar with the proper pronunciation of Ypres, EE pruh , the Allied soldiers called the sector Wipers The Allies took thousands of casualties daily there from 1914 to 1918 Unable to break the German line, a plan was made to dig 5 miles of tunnels under No Man s Land, planting charges, and blowing up the enemy from below This novel follows a British miner turned soldier and his unlikely companion a mischievous, wisecracking soldier who was a magician in civilian life and joined the army under shady circumstances Their struggle to survive is often tragic, yet often humorous The story climaxes with the tunnel attack and the shocking aftermath Ultimately, it shows war is not glorious it ruins lives, even among those who survive.

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    One thought on “Wipers: A Soldier's Tale from the Great War

    1. DROPPING OUT

      [Product information:] “The World War One battlefield that bulged out around Ypres, Belgium, was one of the most horrific killing grounds of the bloody, four-year conflict. Not familiar with the proper pronunciation of "Ypres," (EE-pruh), the British soldiers called the sector "Wipers." The Allies took thousands of casualties daily there from 1914 to 1918. Unable to break the German line, a plan was made to dig 5 miles of tunnels under No Man's Land, planting charges, and blowing up the enemy [...]

    2. Christopher Hall

      I started this book knowing next to nothing about the subject matter, but soon found myself invested in the lives of the main characters and enjoying their interaction. I was surprised by what seemed to me like an abrupt ending and quick resolution and found myself wishing for a little more time to wrap up the story. I liked reading the book and do recommend it for others who want a glimpse into this terrible moment in history.

    3. Dave

      A harrowing fictional account of the Battle at Ypres, told from the point of view of an English coal miner. An amazing read.

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