NORD FRANCE, FLANDERS YPRES LYS, BELIGUM, 1918
Seller ID: 0009036
On offer is the exemplary and fascinating wartime diary of Lieutenant Charles Sanderson of the Machine Gun Corps of the British Army. The diary covers the entire year of 1918, the last of World War 1. Kept against orders, it is very rare to find such a detailed diary outside the archives of the Imperial War Museum or regimental collections. Sanderson notes all the place names and identifies brigades so that it is possible to follow in detail the final stages of the war. In the beginning of the diary, Sanderson is in Amiens, France. "Wednesday January 1918. Went into Amiens by Lorry from D.... View More...