ww1ha recently read and reviewed Hill 60: Ypres by Nigel Cave for the WWI Reading Challenge in 2012. Here’s an excerpt:
“Hill 60,” by Nigel Cave, is one of the Battleground Europe books. Hill 60 — named because it was 60 meters above sea-level — is in the Ypres Salient, not far from Zillebeke. It was the scene of especially ferocious fighting during Second Ypres, in April 1915, where the British set off some of their earliest mines, and the Germans used some of their earliest gas.
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