Barnsley Pals

Jon Cooksey

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 288 pages

File size: 175.5 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

The ‘Pals” battalions were a phenomenon of the Great War, never repeated since. Under Lord Derby’s scheme, and in response to Kitchener’s famous call for a million volunteers, local communities raised (and initially often paid for) entire battalions for service on the Western Front.