The Irish Guards in the Great War by Rudyard Kipling

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The Irish Guards in the Great War by Rudyard Kipling

Postby g.genie » Thu Jan 14, 2010 10:18 am

Please find links/info to Rudyard Kipling's account of the Irish Guards in the Great War, two volumes, freely available to download. The 2nd volume also contains a list of all casualties of the conflicts between 1914-1918.

(Note: The site requires you to create a free user account. To download, scroll to end of the "Beginning of text", click on "more info", which should allow a "Direct download" option to the right of the screen, bypassing the invitation to upload 3 items that blocks the download screen. You can then identify and upload whatever you have in your collection at your leisure.)


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Title The Irish Guards in the Great War, Vol. 1 - Rudyard Kipling
Description HTMLized by Russell Tayler, Newcastle, Australia Mar 28, 2003 Original text from: The Irish Guards in the Great War, Published By Doubleday, Page and Co., 1923 Files taken from the now deceased whitewolf.newcastle.edu.au site and converted to Mobipocket by Francis Turner 2008
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Beginning of Text The Irish Guards in the Great War, Vol. 1 - Rudyard Kipling Page 1 The Irish Guards in the Great War, Vol. 1 by Rudyard Kipling Introduction THESE volumes try to give soberly and with what truth is possible, the experiences of both battalions of the Irish Guards from 1914 to 1918. The point of view is the battalions’, and the facts mainly follow the Regimental Diaries, supplemented by the few private letters and documents which such a war made possible, and by some tales that have gathered round men and their actions. As evidence is released, historians may be able to reconstruct what happ


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Beginning of Text The Irish Guards in the Great War, Vol. 2 - Rudyard Kipling Page 1 The Irish Guards in the Great War, Vol. 2 by Rudyard Kipling Loos and the First Autumn OFFICIALLY, the formation of the 2nd Battalion of the Irish Guards dates from the 15th July 1915, when it was announced that His Majesty the King had been “graciously pleased to approve” of the formation of two additional Battalions of Foot Guards—the 4th Grenadier Guards, and the 2nd Battalion Irish Guards, which was to be made up out of the personnel of the 2nd (Reserve) Battalion. And, officially, on July 18 that formation took place.
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