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RUSSELL (Arthur) The Machine Gunner. 1st Ed., xi+172pp., portrait frontis., 9 plates, 5 maps. VG in dw. Kineton: Roundwood Press. 1977  #59399
[HLMainPic] Excellent other rank memoir. Enlisted East Yorks aged 18 in 1915 & shortly afterwards transferred to the MGC on formation, serving with 98th Coy., 33rd Div. & 13th Coy., 5th Div. throughout 1916-18 inc. Somme, Vimy, Arras, Passchendaele, March Retreat & Final Advance, with a brief interlude in Italy from Nov. 1917-March 1918. Russell's war memoirs were first published by Drane's in 1923 entitled: With the MGC from Grantham to Cologne, but the current work is substantially different & both should be read. VG in dw. See illustration on our website.   £30


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