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Rats Alley: Trench Names of the Western Front 1914-1918

by Peter Chasseaud

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 186227276X, Hardcover)

The naming of the trenches became general practice during the winter of 1914-15 and these names soon appeared on the embryonic trench maps which were produced in ever growing numbers during the later stages of the war—the British producing some 20 million large-scale maps in all. This fascinating book lists each trench name—and the names of any places, camps, localities, and installations associated with them, their significance, and how to find them with the relevant Map References.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:08:19 -0400)

This text presents a study of the trench names of the Western Front, providing over 10,000 trench names complete with map references which reveal the full horror of trench warfare. It also throws an extraordinary sidelight on the cultural life of the period and the landscape and battles of the Western Front.… (more)

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