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The Road To Passchendaele: The Heroic Year In Soldiers' Own Words And Photographs

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Passchendaele is the next volume in the highly regarded series of books from the best-selling First World War historian Richard van Emden. Once again, using the winning formula of diaries and memoirs, and above all original photographs taken on illegally held…
All Quiet On The Home Front: An Oral History Of Life In Britain During The First World War

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The truth about the sacrifice and suffering on the home front during World War I is rarely discussed. In this book, some of the oldest men and women in the country speak about experiences and events that have remained buried for 85 years. Their testimony shows…
The Road To Passchendaele: The Heroic Year In Soldiers' Own Words And Photographs
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Passchendaele is the next volume in the highly-regarded series of books from the best-selling First World War historian Richard van Emden. Once again, using the winning formula of diaries and memoirs, and above all original photographs taken on illegally-held…
Britain's Last Tommies: Final Memories From Soldiers Of The 1914-18 War - In Their Own Words

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On the centenary of the Great War, there are now no longer any veterans alive of the six million men who served on the Western Front. Although this means that the Great War as a living history is to all intents and purposes over, the twenty years Richard van…
The Somme: The Epic Battle In The Soldiers' Own Words And Photographs

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The offensive on the Somme took place between July and November 1916 and is perhaps the most iconic battle of the Great War. It was there that Kitchener's famous 'Pals' Battalions were first sent into action en masse and it was a battlefield where many of the…
Last Man Standing: The Memoirs, Letters And Photographs Of A Teenage Officer

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It hardly seems credible today that a nineteen-year-old boy, just commissioned into the Seaforth Highlanders, could lead a platoon of men into the carnage of the Battle of the Somme. Or that, as the machine gun bullets whistled past and shells exploded, he could…
This Bloody Place: The Incomparables At Gallipoli
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|February 20, 2016

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Captain Albert Mure, a company commander in the 5th Battalion The Royal Scots, spent forty-three days in Gallipoli - far longer than many men who fought there would survive. In those few weeks, this brave, stoical officer was reduced from a fit, determined leader…
Meeting The Enemy
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|October 29, 2013

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A British soldier walked over to the German front line to deliver newspapers; British women married to Germans became "enemy aliens" in their own country; a high-ranking British POW discussed his own troops' heroism with the kaiser on the battlefield. These are…
The Last Fighting Tommy: The Life Of Harry Patch, Last Veteran Of The Trenches, 1898-2009

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On 17 June 2009, Harry Patch celebrated his 111th birthday. At the time, he was the last living British Tommy that had fought in the trenches of the First World War. Now that direct link with the past has gone. From his vivid memories of an Edwardian childhood,…
Gallipoli: The Dardanelles Disaster In Soldiers' Words And Photographs
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|September 29, 2015

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Presenting more than 150 never-before-published photographs of the campaign, many taken by the soldiers themselves, together with unpublished written material from British, Anzac, French, and Turkish sources, including eyewitness accounts of the landings, this is…
Tommy's War: The Western Front In Soldiers' Words And Photographs

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Shortly after images of the famous Christmas Truce of 1914 found their way into national newspapers in Britain, the military authorities banned the private use of cameras on the Western Front. A considerable number of soldiers continued to use them illicitly to…
Tommy's Ark: Soldiers and their Animals in the Great War
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|November 1, 2010

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For soldiers in the Great War, going over the top was a comparatively rare event; much more frequently, they were bored and lonely and missing their families at home. Needing an outlet for their affection, many found it in the animal kingdom. Tommy's Ark looks at…
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