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Echoes of Armageddon, 1914-1918: An American's Search Into the Lives and Deaths of Eight British Soldiers in World War One
Echoes of Armageddon, 1914-1918 relates the gripping story of eight totally anonymous British officers and men who fought under appalling trench warfare conditions and did not survive this conflict. Their medals have been in the author's collection for many years and are named to each recipient. This scant information served as his starting point for attempting to recreate ...more
Paperback, 252 pages
Published September 5th 2004 by Authorhouse
(first published January 1st 2004)
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It would not be an exaggeration to call B. Cory Kilvert, Jr. the Shelby Foote of “The Great War.” The attention to detail in Kilvert’s book, Echoes of Armageddon, 1914-1918, is so striking, there is sometimes the sense (as was the case with Foote in relation to the Civil War) that Kilvert was not only circling high above the battlefields, marking every troop movement of every battle, but that he was also a fly on the wall, listening firsthand to the blustering European heads of state who started ...more
The book Echoes of Armageddon, 1914-1918 is the end result of the author's extensive research on the lives and deaths of eight British soldiers. Each chapter of this book describes the life and death of one of these soldiers. Each chapter also expands on the bigger picture surrounding each battle or campaign that this individual participated. The cumulative result tells the personal story of an individual while also illustrating the greater context and significance of this soldier's actions and ...more