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DOWNLOAD ↠ The Englishman's Daughter A True Story of Love and Betrayal in World War I REVIEW õ MIZUNOWAVERIDER.US Ó Ben Macintyre Ben Macintyre Ó 1 DOWNLOAD Ed to death Using the testimonies of the daughter the villagers detailed town hall records and most movingly the soldiers' last letters Ben Macintyre reconstructs an extraordinarily story of love duplicity and shame ultimately seeking to discover through decades of village rumour the answer to the uestion 'Who betrayed Private Digby and his men'. In 1914 the British faked a retreat to draw the Germans out of position to fight them but this retreat became disorganized and many English soldiers were lost behind enemy German lines Most of them surrendered but a few hid with French villagers including four men in Villeret They uickly assimilated with the villagers and learned the language and customs and became unnoticeable to the German occupiers One of the men Robert Digby fell in love with a village girl and they had a child Rather than unite the village the girl caused a lot of controversy as her villager grandmother refused to acknowledge her and jealous men and women stirred up gossip Finally in 1918 someone reported the men to the German occupiers The four men were arrested tried in court as spies and executed A few months later the village was relocated to internment camps in other regions When the war was over many of the villagers did not come back to Villeret Several decades later Ben Macintyre found out about the Villeret story and decided to investigate it Over several months he interviewed all the surviving Villeret inhabitants and discovered who betrayed the EnglishmenI enjoyed reading this book because it was very interesting and extremely exciting I did not enjoy the overload of factual information about World War One battlesI would recommend this book to anyone who enjoys World War One books and escape stories The Great Game The Struggle for Empire in Central Asia hall records and most movingly the soldiers' last letters Ben Macintyre reconstructs an extraordinarily story of love duplicity and shame ultimately seeking to discover through decades of village rumour the answer to the uestion 'Who betrayed Private Digby and Claudette Colvin Twice Toward Justice his men'. In 1914 the British faked a retreat to draw the Germans out of position to fight them but this retreat became disorganized and many English soldiers were lost behind enemy German lines Most of them surrendered but a few Thrill Me Do Not Disturb hid with French villagers including four men in Villeret They uickly assimilated with the villagers and learned the language and customs and became unnoticeable to the German occupiers One of the men Robert Digby fell in love with a village girl and they Vildanden had a child Rather than unite the village the girl caused a lot of controversy as The Russo Japanese War 1904 1905 her villager grandmother refused to acknowledge Duffy her and jealous men and women stirred up gossip Finally in 1918 someone reported the men to the German occupiers The four men were arrested tried in court as spies and executed A few months later the village was relocated to internment camps in other regions When the war was over many of the villagers did not come back to Villeret Several decades later Ben Macintyre found out about the Villeret story and decided to investigate it Over several months Art of Deception Kate Hanson #2 he interviewed all the surviving Villeret inhabitants and discovered who betrayed the EnglishmenI enjoyed reading this book because it was very interesting and extremely exciting I did not enjoy the overload of factual information about World War One battlesI would recommend this book to anyone who enjoys World War One books and escape stories

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DOWNLOAD ↠ The Englishman's Daughter A True Story of Love and Betrayal in World War I REVIEW õ MIZUNOWAVERIDER.US Ó Ben Macintyre Ben Macintyre Ó 1 DOWNLOAD A wartime romance survival saga and murder mystery set in rural France during the First World War height of the fighting on the Western front in August 1914; unable to get back to their units they shelter in the tiny French village of Villeret Living in daily fear of capture and execution they are fed clothed and protected by the villagers inclu. It is clear this book is written by a journalist rather than a novelist Wouldn t you clearly recognize the difference between the words of a novel and those found in a newspaper A newspaper article relates fact and number and dates It states the people and places involved You are told what happens That is how this book is written This book is based on official documents letters diaries and newspaper articles Extensive research lies behind its content The facts related are about the villagers of Villeret which during WW1 hid seven British soldiers Three escaped to Britain Someone betrayed these men The remaining four were captured and killed This was in 1916 Villeret is located where the Battle of the Somme raged The battle the movement of the front the numbers killed and such statistics are related These events are presented in a dry manner The use of gas is described with these words Germany launched the first successful chlorine gas attack in April north of Ypres sending a ten foot high cloud of lethal lichen green vapour into the opposite trenches Thousands coughed themselves to death The use of chlorine by the GermanStinkpioniere units was followed by asphyxiating phosgene gas carbon oxychloride treacherously invisible and twenty times deadly Phosgene did not kill immediately Death came painfully by drowning after the victim had retched up several pints of yellow mucus the much praised phlegm of the British soldier turned lethally against him page 102I compare these lines with the heart wrenching portrayal of the men fighting in the trenches as the gas engulfs them in A Long Long Way In Sebastian Barry s book you are torn apart In Macintyre s you are interested There is a huge difference I am annoyed when the cover shows a uote from the Washington Times wrenching thoroughly captivating reminds one of the novels of Michael Ondaatje This book is clear and interesting but not captivating or wrenching and I see no comparison to Ondaatje s writing It is a good book about the fighting around the Somme and what happened in one village in this area One of the hidden British soldiers does fall in love with a woman of the village and they do have a child but this is not a love story and one scarcely empathizes with any of the characters Only at the end of the book is one gripped by the story Who could have betrayed these men This is discussed in the last chapter Here it is difficult to put the book down The reasoning is clear and convincing And you really do want to know The book does have two excellent maps and numerous black and white photosA good book about WW1 and the fighting on the Western Front Interesting and well researched but to use adjectives such as passionate and wrenching is to stretch it Only the last chapter reads like a gripping mystery Flight of the Clockwork Angels height of the fighting on the Western front in August 1914; unable to get back to their units they shelter in the tiny French village of Villeret Living in daily fear of capture and execution they are fed clothed and protected by the villagers inclu. 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DOWNLOAD ↠ The Englishman's Daughter A True Story of Love and Betrayal in World War I REVIEW õ MIZUNOWAVERIDER.US Ó Ben Macintyre Ben Macintyre Ó 1 DOWNLOAD Ding the local matriarch Madame Dessenne the baker and his wife in love with the twenty year old daughter of one of his protectors and in November 1915 with war waging a few miles away she gives birth to a baby girl The child is just six months old when someone betrays the men to the Germans They are captured tried as spies and summarily condemn. Solid nonfiction of an interesting WWI story British soldiers stranded behind German lines in a French hamlet that eventually found itself directly in the battle for the Somme What is striking is the depravity of the Boche the German military in stripping the French of every morsel of food personal possession furnishings jewelry and finally blowing up the village housing and church Especially when this rapaciousness repeated in 30 years with WWII on an even greater scale across Europe and the USSR How much of the furnishings jewelry objet d art in today s Germany was STOLEN during the first or second world war never mind the revolting mountains of shoes at the camp museums Flora of Maine A Manual for Identification of Native and Naturalized Plants of Maine Vascular his wife in love with the twenty year old daughter of one of Resist Not Evil his protectors and in November 1915 with war waging a few miles away she gives birth to a baby girl The child is just six months old when someone betrays the men to the Germans They are captured tried as spies and summarily condemn. Solid nonfiction of an interesting WWI story British soldiers stranded behind German lines in a French Non luogo a procedere hamlet that eventually found itself directly in the battle for the Somme What is striking is the depravity of the Boche the German military in stripping the French of every morsel of food personal possession furnishings jewelry and finally blowing up the village Ainsi se tut Zarathoustra housing and church Especially when this rapaciousness repeated in 30 years with WWII on an even greater scale across Europe and the USSR How much of the furnishings jewelry objet d art in today s Germany was STOLEN during the first or second world war never mind the revolting mountains of shoes at the camp museums


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    REVIEW õ MIZUNOWAVERIDER.US Ó Ben Macintyre Ben Macintyre Ó 1 DOWNLOAD FREE READ The Englishman's Daughter A True Story of Love and Betrayal in World War I True story of four British soldiers who found themselves lost behind enemy lines in 1914 For two years the villagers of occupied Villeret hid and protected them as best they could but in 1916 the soldiers were exposed rounded up and shot Who betrayed them and why is the mystery Macintyre tries to uncover through extensive

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    FREE READ The Englishman's Daughter A True Story of Love and Betrayal in World War I REVIEW õ MIZUNOWAVERIDER.US Ó Ben Macintyre Ben Macintyre Ó 1 DOWNLOAD Solid nonfiction of an interesting WWI story British soldiers stranded behind German lines in a French hamlet that eventually found itself directly in the battle for the Somme What is striking is the depravity of the 'Boche' the German military in stripping the French of every morsel of food personal possession furnishings jewelry and final

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  • Paperback
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  • The Englishman's Daughter A True Story of Love and Betrayal in World War I
  • Ben Macintyre
  • English
  • 10 March 2019
  • 9780006531715