JOHNNY GET YOUR GUN A Personal Narrative of the Somme, Ypres and Arras

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Boy soldier John Tucker was just seventeen when he enlisted in the Kensington Regiment 1914, patriotic and naive. He survived three years in the trenches, going through the battles of the Somme, Arras, Cambrai and third Ypres (Passchendaele). He goes into graphic detail of some of the horrors of war that he witnessed, such as the sight of dead and wounded soldiers. He was wounded seriously in 1918 in the Beaurains-Tilloy sector; being hit by a piece of shrapnel which penetrated his lung, and was left for dead by his comrades, until finally being evacuated to blighty

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