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Bibliographic refereces for the Ypres Salient texts are as follows:

‘An Outline History of the Great War’, G V Carey and H S Scott, Cambridge University Press, 1928.

‘A History of the Great War 1914-1918’, C R M F Cruttwell, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1934.

‘Military Operations. France and Belgium, 1914’ (Volume II), compiled by Brigadier-General Sir James E Edmonds, London, Macmillan, 1925.

‘Military Operations. France and Belgium, 1915’ (Volume I), compiled by Brigadier-General Sir James E Edmonds and Captain G C Wynne, Macmillan, 1927.

‘Military Operations. France and Belgium, 1917’ (Volume II), compiled by Brigadier-General Sir James E Edmonds, London, HMSO, 1948.

‘The First World War’, Cyril Falls, London, Longmans, 1960.

‘Army Battlefield Guide. Belgium and Northern France’, Richard Holmes, London, HMSO, 1995

‘History of the Corps of Royal Engineers’ (Volume V), Chatham, The Institution of Royal Engineers, 1952.

‘History of the First World War’, B H Liddell Hart, London, Cassell, 1970.

‘Passchendaele in Perspective. The Third Battle of Ypres’, edited by Peter H Liddle, London, Pen & Sword (Leo Cooper), 1997.

‘Third Ypres. Passchendaele: the Day by Day Account’, Chris McCarthy, London, Arms and Armour Press, 1995.

‘The AIF on the Western Front: the role of training and command’, P A Pederson, Sydney, Allen and Unwin, 1988.

‘Passchendaele: the Untold Story’, Robin Prior and Trevor Wilson, New Haven and London, Yale University Press, 2002 (revised edition).

‘Chronicles of the Great War. The Western Front 1914-1918’, Peter Simkins, Bramley Books, 1997

‘Passchendaele. The Sacrificial Ground’, Nigel Steel and Peter Hart, London, Cassell, 2000.

‘The Myriad Faces of War’, Trevor Wilson, Cambridge, Polity Press, 1986.

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