Beneath Hill 60 by Will Davies
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Beneath Hill 60
By Will Davies

Beneath Hill 60

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Beneath Hill 60 by Will Davies

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On 7 June, 19 massive mines shattered the Messines Ridge near Ypres. Ten thousand German soldiers died and the largest man-made explosion in history, up until that time, smashed open the German frontline.Two of these mines, at Hill 60 and the Caterpillar, were fired by men of the 1st Australian Tunnelling Company, made up of miners and engineers rather than parade-ground soldiers.This is the untold, devastatingly brutal story of the battle underground during the First World War, where men suffocated in the blue-grey clay, drowned in the liquid chalk, choked on the poisonous air or died violently in the darkness and foetid air in hand-to-hand fighting.Beneath Hill 60 by Will Davies tells the complete and inspiring story behind the major Australian Motion Picture.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781742125640
ISBN-10: 1742125646
Classification: Military history
Format: CD-Audio Imprint: Louis Braille Audio
Publisher: Louis Braille Audio
Publish Date: 30-Sep-2010
Country of Publication: Australia

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Beneath Hill 60 by Will Davies Beneath Hill 60, Paperback (March 2011)

On 7 June 1917, 19 massive mines shattered the Messines ridge near Ypres. Ten thousand German soldiers died and the largest man-made explosion in history up until that time smashed open the German frontline. Two of these mines, at Hill 60 and the Caterpillar, were fired by men of the 1st Australian Tunnelling Company.

Somme Mud by Will Davies Somme Mud, Paperback (April 2008)

Tells of the devastating experiences of Edward Lynch, a young Australian private (18 when he enlisted) during the First World War when he served with the 45th Battalion, AIF on the Western Front at the Somme, which saw the most bloody and costly fighting of war. In just eight weeks, there were 23,000 Australian casualties.

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