A Frenchman in Khaki 1936 Paul Maze SIGNED ~World War I ~Memoir ~introduction by Winston Churchill


Title: A Frenchman in Khaki

Author: Paul Maze / With a Preface by Winston Churchill

Description: Title page inscribed by Maze in 1940. New Edition, April 1936. Boards in ocher-colored cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Head of spine frayed. Interior is clean and unmarked. Seven photographs on plates, five maps, and Maze's self-portrait frontispiece. 353 pages. Placed in an archival mylar sleeve.

The World War I memoir of the painter Paul Maze (1887-1979), in which he describes experiences at the Western Front. The introduction was written by Winston Churchill, who Maze had met in the trenches. The two remained lifelong friends, with Maze becoming an artistic mentor to the future Prime Minister.

[Part I] August 1914: The Advance to Mons--The Retreat from Mons.
[Part II] 1915: Neuve Chapelle to Loos--Battle of Neuve Chapelle--7th Division--Aubers Ridge. 1916: The Somme--Pozieres.
[Part III] 1917: Winter on the Somme--Summer at Ypres--Passchendaele, and the return to the Somme.
[Part IV] 1918: The Great Retreat of the Fifth Army--The Fourth Army Breaks the German Front--The End.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: William Heinemann, Ltd.
Place: London & Toronto
Year: 1936

Keywords: World War I, WWI, memoir, Western Front, Somme, Ypres, Paschendaele, Neuve Chapelle, Aubers,

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