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Slide set: The World War: chapter V -- daring deeds in winter warfare (lecture: W. Butcher & Sons, 8 slides, 1915)

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Slide 33
The Manchesters Capture Givenchy
Slide 34
The Russian Invasion of Hungary
Slide 35
The Sinking of the 'Blücher'
Slide 36
Fighting in Flooded Trenches
Slide 37
How Lieutenant Leach won the V.C.
Slide 38
How the Germans Sink a Merchantman
Slide 39
How O'Leary won the V.C.
Slide 40
A Zeppelin holding up a Dutch Steamer
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Related slide sets

continued from The World War: chapter IV -- coming to grips (lecture: W. Butcher & Sons, 8 slides, 1915)

continued by The World War: chapter VI -- Britain's Imperial unity (lecture: W. Butcher & Sons, 8 slides, 1915)

People appearing in slides

LEACH, Lieutenant James, V.C.  (1892-1958) – slide 37

O'LEARY, Michael, V.C.  (1890-1961) – slide 39


The incident shown in Slide 37 took place near Festubert, France, on 29 October 1914, and that in Slide 39 took place near Cuinchy, France, on 30 January 1915.

Lucerna ID  3000062

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 11 March 2015

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