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The price of glory

Alistair Horne

The price of glory

Verdun 1916

by Alistair Horne

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 353-358) and index.

Statementby Alistair Horne
SeriesHarper colophon books -- CN 107
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 371 p. :
Number of Pages371
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26535623M

Dec 08,  · The Price of Glory: Verdun is the second book of Alistair Horne's trilogy, which includes The Fall of Paris and To Lose a Battle and tells the story of the great crises of the rivalry between France and Germany.. The battle of Verdun lasted ten months. It was a battle in which at least , men fell, along a front of fifteen miles/5(68). Buy The Price of Glory: Verdun ; Revised Edition by Sir Alistair Horne online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop travel-australia-planning-guide.com Range: $ - $

In this book, the Battle of Hill is described accurately, in action-packed detail, which you will never find in any other accounts of its history. It also explores the prices paid, and the lengths men will go to in the pursuit of glory. It contains over pictures, some of actual time Brand: RC Binns. Feb 05,  · I finally finished this book! "The Price of Glory: Verdun " by Alistair Horne provides an in-depth historical view of this lengthy, and often labeled the bloodiest, battle of World War I. The reader will need a couple of things prior to reading this book. .

The Price of Glory: Verdun by Horne, Alistair and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at travel-australia-planning-guide.com The Price of Glory: Verdun is the second book of Alistair Horne's trilogy, which includes The Fall of Paris and To Lose a Battle and tells the story of the great crises of the rivalry between France and Germany. The battle of Verdun lasted ten months. It was a battle in which at least , men fell, along a front of fifteen miles. Its aim was less to defeat the enemy than bleed him to.


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The Price of Glory, by William H. Keith, Jr., is the third book of the Saga of the Gray Death Legion. An established mercenary command by now, the Gray Death Legion suddenly find themselves framed for atrocious war crimes and in the end forge an unlikely cooperation with /5.

The battle of Verdun lasted ten months. It was a battle in which at leastmen fell, along a front of fifteen miles. Its aim was less to defeat the enemy than bleed him to death and a battleground whose once fertile terrain is even now a haunted wilderness.

Alistair Horne's classic work, continuously in print for over fifty years, is a profoundly moving, sympathetic study of the battle. "The Price of Glory" is the third in five (so far) novels about Nathan Peake, a young and lucky captain in the king's navy during the wars of the French Revolution and Napoleon.4/5.

About The Price of Glory. The Price of Glory: Verdun is the second book of Alistair Horne’s trilogy, which includes The Fall of Paris and To Lose a Battle and tells the story of the great crises of the rivalry between France and Germany. The Price of Glory, by Sir Alistair Horne, Penguin Books,ISBN The Price of Glory, by Sir Alistair Horne, provides voluminous details of the Battle of Verdun, the French and German leaders involved in it, and the decisions they made before and during the bitter month battle.

Our book today is The Price of Glory by Alistair Horne, his pithy and magnificent history of the battle of Verdun. Horne is alive to the horrible uniqueness of his subject, and his rolling prose is equal to the task of describing what he calls “the grimmest battle in all that grim war”.

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The Price of Glory is the second book in Alistair Horne's triology, The Fall of Paris, The Price of Glory, and The Fall of France, Interestingly, as Horne write in the preface of this book, The Price of Glory, his Fall of France was written first. Apr 13,  · “The Price of Glory: Verdun ” is Sir Alistair Horne’s magisterial account of the battle of Verdun in Published in it remains one of the leading English language books on the battle and campaign, being widely read and almost invariably cited extensively in Verdun-related bibliographies.

Jan 01,  · "The Price of Glory" is all these things. It's a powerful piece of writing, but also a serious and important work of historiography.

It's the first book of Horne's I've read, but I Cited by: What Price Glory. was Maxwell Anderson's first successful play, and enjoyed a long run on Broadway indespite attempts to censor its language. It depicts a rivalry between two Marine Corps officers fighting in World War I/5.

The Price of Glory: Verdun is the second book of Alistair Horne's trilogy, which includes The Fall of Paris and To Lose a Battle and tells the story of the great crises of the rivalry between France and Germany.

The battle of Verdun lasted ten months. It was a battle in which at leastmen fell, along a front of fifteen miles. What is "the price of glory"?"No real progress in mind and heart can ever be made without the sacrifice of the personal self." Each time we lay this false self on the altar, "we are that much nearer the end of the mental separation between ourselves and our experience of perfection."Merely reading and talking about our oneness with Christ is not sufficient.

Price of Glory This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far.

Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied.“The Price of Glory” which was first published inis often referenced in several other books that address the wars of the 20th century.

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