Don't Forget Me, Cobber: The Battle of Fromelles

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A complete account of the Battle of Fromelles, this revised edition delves into the conflict deemed the worst 24 hours in Australia's entire history” by the Australian War Memorial. The battle, which took place July 19 20, 1916, was the first call to action for the Australian Imperial Force during World War I. A disaster from a military-planning perspective, the clash left 5,533 Australian soldiers killed, wounded, or taken prisoner. Integrating maps, images, diairies, letters, and reproduced documents, this dense reference chronicles all the events of the failed operation against German forces.

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Robin S. Corfield is a highly regarded military historian and the author of several histories including, Hold Hard Cobbers: The Story of the 57th and 60th Australian Army Infantry Battalion and Never Forget Australia: Australia and Villers Bretonneux 1912–1990. Les Carlyon is the author of Gallipoli and The Great War.

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"Robin Corfield’s achievement is simply that he has told us, better than anyone before him, what happened at Fromelles and why Fromelles matters."  Les Carlyon, author, Gallipoli, from the foreword

"Although it is impossible to understand any battle without walking the ground, Corfield comes close to making it possible."  Weekend Australian

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Book Description Miegunyah Press. Hardback. This is a definitive history of the Battle of Fromelles, a revised edition of the much acclaimed book. The Battle of Fromelles (19-20 July, 1916) was a disaster from a military planning perspective. The recent discovery of a mass grave near the site of the battle has brought Fromelles into sharp focus and renewed interest in this book. Miegunyah Press, 2009. Reprint. A fine, unmarked copy in a fine d/w. This copy is as new. Scans available if required. Seller Inventory # 4848772

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