The Three Uncles: The Cole Brothers in the Great War
By: T. L. Blackman (author)Paperback
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Discover one family's experience of the Great War. Five years of research has uncovered a history detailing the lives, adventures and tragic deaths of three of the four brave young Cole brothers. The story travels from the Somme, to the skies above the Western Front; from the Battle of Passchendaele, to the town of Brimscombe, Gloucestershire where dreaded telegrams would arrive. It includes, miraculously, survivable plane crashes in flimsy aircraft and lots of mud and vermin in the trenches. It is also a story of love, engagement, marriage and a baby, all set amid the backdrop of a war that seemed to have no end.
Chapter 1: Mobilisation. Chapter 2: Fritz Cole in the Trenches. Chapter 3: Life in France. Chapter 4: 2/5th Gloucestershire Regiment. Chapter 5: Battle of the Somme. Chapter 6: The Royal Flying Corps. Chapter 7: The Munitions Man and Meeting Percy. Chapter 8: What happened on 18 May 1917? Chapter 9: Mid-1917. Chapter 10: More War. Chapter 11: Approaching the Armistice.
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