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The white road / Cynthia Harrod-Eagles.

By: Harrod-Eagles, Cynthia, 1948- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Harrod-Eagles, Cynthia, Morland dynasty: book 28.Publisher: London : Time Warner, 2005Description: 468 p. : geneal. tables, maps ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0751533459; 0316861057.Subject(s): Family -- Fiction | Morland family (Fictitious characters) -- Fiction | Great Britain -- History -- George V, 1910-1936 -- FictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction.Summary: The British Force goes off to France to defend gallant Belgium, and thousands more young men rush to volunteer, hoping to see action before the war ends at Christmas. At home, everyone competes for the war effort. But when Christmas comes, the war is far from over, and nine in ten of the men who marched, down the white road to Mons have fallen.
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August 1914: the whole country is thrilled by the declaration of war. The British Experditionary Force goes off toe France to defend gallant little Belgium, and thousands more young men rush to volunteer, hoping to see action before the war ends at Christmas. At home everyone competes to be doing the most for the war effort. The Morlands have their share of volunteers, and no-one can say they aren't at the very heart of things. But when Christmas comes the war is far from over, and nine in ten of the men who marched, singing, down the white road to Mons have fallen ...

The British Force goes off to France to defend gallant Belgium, and thousands more young men rush to volunteer, hoping to see action before the war ends at Christmas. At home, everyone competes for the war effort. But when Christmas comes, the war is far from over, and nine in ten of the men who marched, down the white road to Mons have fallen.

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