A Dirty Swindle

Stephen, Walter

Recalling Siegfried Sassoon’s words, Stephen reveals the failures of those in command as the Great War became known as A Dirty Swindle.

ISBN10: 1910745138
ISBN13: 9781910745137
Number Of Pages: 192
Publication Date: 20170228
Publisher: Midpoint Trade Books
Binding: Hardback
SKU: 9781910745137
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Walter Stephen provides an uninhibited look at the misery and toil of World War I through a collection of twelve stories. Providing a Scottish perspective, he takes a look at reports from home and abroad with scepticism, delving deeper to unveil the unencumbered truth.

Recalling Siegfried Sassoon’s words, Stephen reveals the failures of those in command as the Great War became known as A Dirty Swindle. The varied accounts chronicle the progress of troops from recruitment to training to the frontline, as well as revealing a side of Field Marshal Haig never seen before.