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Trenches Billy Stevens, the Western Front, 1914-1918

Written by Jim Eldridge

Part of the My Story Series

Trenches Billy Stevens, the Western Front, 1914-1918 Synopsis

JUNE 1917 Mustard gas! A feeling of panic hit me and I scrambled to get my respirator over my face before the killer gas got into my mouth and nose and burnt my lungs. It burned everything it touched. Eyes. Skin. And it always found a way in. Like now, I could feel where it had crept up inside the sleeves of my uniform and the skin on my arms felt like it was on fire. I threw myself into a muddy hole, pushing my arms under water, but I knew it was already too late. I stumbled to my feet, saturated, with the weight of wet mud clinging to me. I couldn't move. I couldn't see...

Book Information

ISBN: 9780439994224
Publication date: 19th April 2002
Author: Jim Eldridge
Publisher: Scholastic
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 144 pages

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