Wipers: A Soldier's Tale From the Great War

Thousands of casualties. Every day. For four years. That was reality for the Allies defending the city of Ypres, Belgium, during World War One. The soldiers didn't know how to pronounce "Ypres" (EE-pruh), so they called the killing grounds "Wipers." "Wipers: A Soldier's Tale From the Great War," tells the story of an English coal miner-turned-soldier and his struggle to live amidst death. More

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Language: English
ISBN: 9781458171078
About Jeff Simmons

Jeff Simmons graduated from Ohio University with degrees in education and journalism, with concentrated studies in world history. He spent seven years working as a newspaper writer and editor, and another seven years as a teacher of history, political science, mathematics and English. A native of Washington, West Virginia, he now resides in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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