Campaigning in the Balkans

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R. M. McBride, 1918 - Eastern question (Balkan). - 228 pages
 

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Page 221 - Once again the Allies declare that no peace is possible so long as they have not secured reparation of violated rights and liberties, recognition of the principle of nationalities, and of the free existence of small States...
Page 128 - ... broken to the burden of his new life, but it does occasionally, through force of circumstances or by reason of the malice of the enemy, come later. That march from Ambarkoj to Janes was the most abominable I have ever known, and I suppose if I live to be an old man with lots of small people round me who want to know what I did in the great war, I shall bore them to death with accounts of it. The personal side of the matter is utterly unimportant, but that small experience does stand as a very...
Page 232 - I ^y communiques when there is no big action to report. Lieut. Adams has taken this phrase as a title for the series of swift, vivid impressions which compose his book; his chapters, with their glimpses of scenes in billets, in the trenches, of snipers, working parties and patrols, bring the reader more clearly in touch with the reality of warfare than do many more spectacular books. "Few, very few books have come out of the war more real in their message or more poignant in their appeal.
Page 102 - There is at least one thing to be said in favor of our war in Macedonia — it is possible to look at it.
Page 231 - Ten years of German intrigue in the United States. How the German Government betrayed the German Americans. The real reason why Germany made trouble in Mexico. The German Spy System in the United States and how to cope with it. Other startling revelations of the secret history of today. "NOTHING OF IMPORTANT By BERNARD ADAMS 334 pages. With maps. $1.50 net. "~V TOTHING of Importance" say the l\t communiques when there is no big action to report.
Page 232 - NOTHING OF IMPORTANT By BERNARD ADAMS pages. With maps. $1.50 net. of Importance" say the communiques when there is no big action to report. Lieut. Adams has taken this phrase as a title for the series of swift, vivid impressions which compose his book; his chapters, with their glimpses of scenes in billets, in the trenches, of snipers, working parties and patrols, bring the reader more clearly in touch with the reality of warfare than do many more spectacular books.
Page 6 - ... flocks of sheep, but all you shall find is a few tiny cows, a few attenuated goats, and a few scraggy, fleshless sheep. Each wretched village worries along as best it may, a self-contained community, having little traffic with the outer world. And between...

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