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By Matthew Leonard

Beneath the Killing Fields of the Western entrance nonetheless lies a hidden panorama of industrialised clash almost untouched considering that 1918. This subterranean global is an ambiguous atmosphere choked with fabric tradition that that objectifies the scope and intensity of human interplay with the varied clash landscapes of recent warfare.

Covering the army reasoning for taking the warfare underground, in addition to exploring the best way that humans interacted with those awesome alien environments, this e-book presents a extra all-encompassing evaluate of the Western entrance. The underground conflict used to be intrinsic to trench war and concerned way over easily attempting to ruin the enemy’s trenches from less than. It additionally served as a house to millions of fellows, holding them from the steel landscapes of the outside.

With the help of innovative fieldwork carried out through the writer in those subterranean locales, this ebook combines army historical past, archaeology and anthropology including basic information and designated imagery of British, French, German and American underground defences with the intention to discover the realities of subterranean struggle at the Western entrance, and the results at the human physique and brain that dwelling and scuffling with underground necessarily entailed.

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