By Phil Tomaselli
Givenchy’s key place made it the objective for crushing bombardments, infantry attacks and subterranean war. The panorama used to be pulverized through shellfire, the floor underneath used to be honeycombed with tunnels. Mining operations, shelling, sniping and trench raids came about round the is still of the village even if this stretch of front line used to be really quiet. The grueling fight of attrition that characterised the battling at the Western entrance persisted the following through the conflict.
Phil Tomaselli’s gripping narrative makes broad use of warfare diary extracts, own tales, respectable and unofficial histories.
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Givenchy in the Great War: A Village on the Front Line 1914 - 1918 by Phil Tomaselli