New PDF release: Beneath the Killing Fields: Exploring the Subterranean

By Matthew Leonard

ISBN-10: 1783463066

ISBN-13: 9781783463060

Beneath the Killing Fields of the Western entrance nonetheless lies a hidden panorama of industrialised clash almost untouched on the grounds that 1918. This subterranean international is an ambiguous atmosphere packed with fabric tradition that that objectifies the scope and intensity of human interplay with the varied clash landscapes of contemporary conflict.

Covering the army reasoning for taking the battle underground, in addition to exploring the way in which that people interacted with those striking alien environments, this ebook presents a extra all-encompassing evaluate of the Western entrance. The underground conflict was once intrinsic to trench struggle and concerned way over easily attempting to wreck the enemy’s trenches from lower than. It additionally served as a house to millions of fellows, maintaining them from the steel landscapes of the outside.

With assistance from leading edge fieldwork carried out by means of the writer in those subterranean locales, this e-book combines army historical past, archaeology and anthropology including fundamental facts and certain imagery of British, French, German and American underground defences that allows you to discover the realities of subterranean conflict at the Western entrance, and the results at the human physique and brain that dwelling and combating underground unavoidably entailed.

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