Chapters include: Notes on the construction of the German concrete shelters and emplacements; How to reach the pill-boxes; Essex Farm and Hussar Farm, Potijze; St Julien, Wieltje, Kitchener’s Wood, Pilckem; Borry Farm, Frezenberg, Fitzclarence Farm; The area between the Ypres-Menin Road and the Ypres-Lille Road; Wytschaete-Messines Area; 1918 the withdrawal in the Salient and the final advance.
THE PILL-BOXES OF FLANDERS
A record of some of the 180 pill-boxes preserved on the Ypres Salient after the war, with their history. Compiled with the object of providing an account of the more important events connected with these concrete structures that were strongholds for one moment, death traps the next.
Col. EGL Thurlow, DSO
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SB 47 pp with 6 Illustrations & Sketches 2019 N&MP Reprint of 1933 Original Edition