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The Battle of Dorking [EasyRead Large Edition]

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Published by ReadHowYouWant.com .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General & Literary Fiction,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • General,
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  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages124
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8501322M
    ISBN 101425014445
    ISBN 109781425014445


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Written by Sir George Chesney, The Battle of Dorking was published anonymously in Blackwood’s Magazine in In Chesney’s tale, a battle takes place at Dorking between the invaders and British defenders; Dorking occupies a strategically vital point between the troops’ landing point on the south coast and London.

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Nov 7, - Fiction - pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book. “The writer, living aboutgives his son an account of his adventures as a Volunteer during the invasion of England fifty years before, and so powerful is the narrative, so intensely real the impression it produces, that the coolest disbeliever in panics cannot read it without a flush of annoyance, or close it without the thought that after all, as the world now stands, some such.

InG.T. Chesney's "The Battle of Dorking" imagined an ill-prepared and outdated British military humiliated by the Prussian war machine.

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Get this from a library. The Battle of Dorking. [George Tomkyns Chesney] -- Britain is under attack, and winning at Dorking is the only way the empire can be saved It is the late nineteenth century, and a country much like Germany is on the move in Europe. It has already. Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

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plus-circle Add. The Battle of Dorking () is a vivid account of a German invasion of the United Kingdom, well calculated to inflame British anxieties about the future of Europe and the emergence of Germany as a great military power.

`There, across the narrow Straits, was the writing on the wall; but we would not choose to read it.'Reviews: 2. The German conquest of England in and battle of Dorking, or Reminiscences of a volunteer describing the arrival of the German Armada, destruction of the British fleet, the decisive battle of Dorking, capture of London, downfall of the English empire / by an eyewitness, in () (Reprint) [Leatherbound] Chesney, George, Sir, Get this from a library.

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The book portrays a surprise German attack, with a landing on the South coast of England, made possible by the distraction of the Royal Navy in colonial patrols and the army in an Irish insurrection.

The German army makes short work of English militia.