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Passchendaele and the battles of Ypres stand out amongst the key events of World War 1 as particularly striking symbols of both courage, and death and desolation which the great war brought to an entire generation. Here, Martin Marix Evans presents a moving portrayal of those who fought and died in Ypres, on both sides of the conflict.
Martin Marix Evans was born in the opening days of the Second World War. He studied at universities in the United States and Britain, and graduated in Law from the University of Cambridge before entering a career in publishing. He established his own firm of book packagers in 1989. He is the author of guides to the D-Day operations, Ypres and Operation Market Garden as well as two books on Paris and one on English canals. His work for Osprey includes Retreat, hell! We just got here! The American Expeditionary Force in France 1917-1918,