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this can be invoice Cull's unforgettable tale of his reports in WW1: he fought at Gallipoli and at the Western entrance the place he used to be captured via the Germans and was once a POW until eventually the tip of the war.

Captain William Cull fought the 1st international battle from either side of the cord. As a tender infantry officer at the Allied aspect of the Western entrance, Cull usually led patrols out into No Man's Land and raids at the German trenches. He took half in sour struggling with at the Somme at Pozières, and in February 1917 was once significantly wounded in a futile assault at the German trenches close to Warlencourt, the place he was once taken prisoner via the Germans. Having survived the ordeal of conflict, Cull spent the rest of the warfare at the German aspect of the wire.

The first half each side of the cord is an action-packed account of Cull's struggle at the Western entrance within the months top as much as his trap. the second one part is a candid portrayal of his reviews as a prisoner of warfare within the palms of the Germans. Cull persisted many months of affliction as he recovered in criminal camps in occupied France and Germany- surviving regardless of German medical professionals' early predictions that he wouldn't pass though his first evening in captivity.

This e-book relies at the memoir in any respect charges that Cull wrote within the months after his repatriation to Australia in October 1918. Aaron Pegram is a historian on the Australian conflict Memorial. He has written the advent, epilogue and notes for Cull's memoir, which continues to be one of many only a few released debts of captivity in Germany through the First global War.

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