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Sepoys in the Trenches: The Indian Corps on the Western Front, 1914-1915

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The Indian corps arrived in Europe just in time for the First Battle of Ypres. Regular soldiers all, they fought an enemy of whom they knew little, and in a cause not their own. This full history draws on a range of sources, including interviews.
Hardcover, 328 pages
Published July 1st 2001 by Howell Press (first published October 20th 1999)
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'Aussie Rick'
Dec 15, 2012 'Aussie Rick' rated it really liked it
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This well researched and nicely presented book; Sepoys in the Trenches by Gordon Corrigan, offers the reader an insightful and interesting account of the Indian Corps during the first year of the Great War. The book provides a detailed combat narrative of the period between 1914 - 1915 when the Indian Corps served on the Western Front. The author, who served in the British Army from 1962 to 1998, spent some time in command of a Gurkha unit and his love for these brave and resourceful soldiers sh ...more
Andrew
Apr 24, 2014 Andrew rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Sepoys in the Trenches is the story of the Indian Corps serving in the British Expeditionary Force, in France in 1914-1915. Corrigan provides a complete and informative account, examining every aspect of the story, but keeping the narrative readable and entertaining.

The author served many years as an officer in British Gurkha regiments, and his knowledge and affection for the Gurkhas and the wider British Indian Army show through. The narrative begins with a thorough background of the compositio
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Mar 28, 2014 Vikas Datta rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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