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Tunnellers

W. Grant Grieve

Tunnellers

the story of the tunnelling companies, Royal engineers, during the world war

by W. Grant Grieve

  • 333 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by H. Jenkins in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. -- Army. -- Royal Engineers.,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Great Britain,
  • Mines (Military explosives),
  • Tunneling

  • Edition Notes

    Includes indexes.

    Statementby W. Grant Grieve and Bernard Newman.
    ContributionsNewman, Bernard, 1897-1968.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD546.55 G7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination334 p. :
    Number of Pages334
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19033877M

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    About the Book Pulled into the Pore by the weight of his brother, Will Burrows and his best friend, Chester, must find a way to survive in the most disturbing environment yet one made up of prehistoric creatures that like human snacks, and the continued threat of . This war book is the History of the Australian Tunnellers Companies in World War One. If you are interested in the movie Beneath Hill 60 this book would be great further reading. Below the shattered ground that separated the British and German infantry on the Western Front in the First World War, an unseen and largely unknown war was raging.

    Barnsley: Pen & Sword Books. ISBN Jones, Simon (). Underground Warfare – Pen & Sword Military. ISBN Further reading. Alexander Barrie. War Underground – The Tunnellers of the Great War. ISBN The Work of the Royal Engineers in the European War , – MILITARY : World War I. About this Item: Spellmount Publishers. Hardback. This highly illustrated, definitive, important, book is the first full account of the British and German mine warfare of the Ypres Salient combining personal testimonies of the tunnellers themselves with details of the workings, giving the reader a new insight into this most secret of all Great War battles and incorporating a host of previously.


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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A novel about the experience of one man involved in digging the tunnels und 5/5. The book covers the deep tunneling 'war' in Flanders in great detail, with the other tunneling sectors - where conditions were less difficult - in less detail & in their own section.

And does so from both sides, which is still uncommon in any modern military books - most being written from the 5/5(6). First printed in as the second edition of a original, this book tells the exciting story of twenty nine British officers imprisoned by the Germans during WWI in the Holzminden prisoner-of-war camp, who escaped through a tunnel on the night of July /5(6).

The Tunnelers is a short book but it's also very entertaining with a slightly different format the other recent releases I've read. It's mostly told through a Psychiatrist's journal entries.

The Doctor has been called in to treat a man who has suffered mental trauma after witnessing a /5. Buy Tunnellers. The Story of the Tunnelling Companies, Royal Engineers, During the World War by Grieve, W. Grant, By W. Grant Grieve and Bernard Newman (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(12). The men in the photograph are all Royal Engineers, who formed the Tunnellers, and some of them have the look of a hard, tough life on their faces. Who these men were we will probably never know but they look typical of the sort of men that fought that underground, subterranean war under the Somme; older, tougher, and used to hard physical labour.

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The Tunnellers of Holzminden (Illustrated Edition) (Paperback or Softback) by Durnford, Hugh George Edmund and a great selection of related books, art. The book placed on The New York Times Children's Chapter Books Bestseller List in February and March It is the first book in the Tunnels series, and was followed by Deeper (), Freefall (), Closer (), Spiral () and Terminal ().Author: Roderick Gordon, Brian Williams.

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The 5th book in the Tunnels series. The Styx have MoreAuthor: Roderick Gordon. Tunnellers: The Story of the Tunnelling Companies, Royal Engineers, During the World War by Grieve, W. Grant; Newman, Bernard and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.

The tunnellers developed counter tactics, which both sides deployed. The first was the use of large mines placed in one's own tunnels – some actually dug towards enemy noise to create damage – which when exploded would create fissures and cracks in the ground, making the ground either unsuitable for tunnelling or destroying existing tunnels Branch: British Army.

The two-volume "Handbuch des Tunnel- und Stollenbaus" has been the standard reference for German-speaking tunnellers in theory and practice for 30 years.

The new English edition is based on a revised and adapted version of the third German edition and reflects the latest state of knowledge. The book is published in two volumes, with the.

This first book in the Tunnels series boasts an intriguing premise. There's just something about underground caverns and civilizations that's almost automatically appealing, and this is a particularly rich and nasty one, with cultish overtones and hints of an ancient history.3/5.

Below the battlefields of the Western Front, fifty thousand tunnellers, sewer workers, and miners were engaged in mine warfare in the Ypres Salient--a secret struggle beneath No Man's Land that combined daring engineering, technology, and science with calculated assassination.

Few on the surface knew of the barbaric and claustraphobic work of the tunnellers, who not only suffered from mine. The book has 97 specialist articles with a wide spectrum of content. Divided into 18 themed sections, the articles cover subjects such as the political environment in the s, the design and planning of the project, tendering and construction in all its aspects from logistics and surveying through materials management, M&E installation and.

The book was set in a village cut off from the outside world by a ring of mountains. Life is hard and to survive the bitter winters, mica is harvested from deep within the mountains by tunnellers, premenstrual girls bound from birth and often surgically altered to make them thinner so they can squeeze into the tight crevices and cracks/5.Donegal Tunnel Tigers has 2, members.

This page is dedicated to all Donegal Tunnel Tigers both past and present. Please share your photos, stories.The soldiers then took it in turns to lower an ear into the water to listen for any noise being made by tunnellers.

Illustration from Neil Demarco's The Great War. It could take as long as a year to dig a tunnel and place a mine. As well as digging their own tunnels, the miners had to listen out for enemy tunnellers. On occasions miners.