Dover and Folkestone During the Great War

Dover and Folkestone During the Great War

By: Michael George (author), Christine George (author)Paperback

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For centuries the south coast of Kent - in particular the ports of Dover and Folkestone - have been England's front line, as her enemies have planned invasions and launched attacks from just across the Channel. During the Great War of 1914-1918 these two towns were again vulnerable to enemy action, and they played a vital role in war effort. As this well-researched and highly illustrated book shows, the people of the Channel Ports suffered from bombardment by air and sea. They also played a significant role in the experience of the men who fought in the Great War. For the humble soldier, this stretch of coastline had a personal meaning - it represented 'Blighty'. It might be the last thing the departing Tommy would see of his country and, for a soldier returning wounded or on leave, the White Cliffs on the horizon were his first glimpse of home.

About Author

Michael & Christine George are historians and authors.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781844158423
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9781844158423
  • ISBN10: 184415842X

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