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The Three Uncles: The Cole Brothers in the Great War. 

Discover a tale detailing the lives, adventures and tragic deaths of three of the four brave young Cole brothers.   This true story travels from the Battle of the Somme to the skies above Arras; from the Battle of Passchendaele to a small village in England where dreaded telegrams would arrive.  It includes, miraculously, survivable plane crashes in flimsy aircraft and lots of mud and vermin in the trenches.   It is also a story of love, engagement, marriage and a baby, all set amidst the backdrop of a war that seemed to have no end. 

The research uncovered an extraordinary story that will resonate with a multitude of readers including researchers, historians and those interested in the First World War. This website includes maps of the Western Front, links to a basic family tree of those featured in the book, extra pictures and more.  Many are interested in recent happenings and events since the book was publishedThere is a periodic newsletter and of course you can contact us anytime with questions and comments.To order the book there are links below to both standard book and ebook (1.99USD).