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The Great War The People's Story

The Great War The People's Story

by Isobel Charman

The Great War The People's Story

During the First World War three quarters of a million British people died - a figure so huge that it feels impossible to give it a human context. Consequently we struggle to truly grasp...
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A Volunteer Nurse on the Western Front

A Volunteer Nurse on the Western Front

by Olive Dent

A Volunteer Nurse on the Western Front

Plucky V.A.D. Olive Dent served two years of the Great War in a tented hospital in France, and kept this extraordinarily vivid diary of day-to-day life - ever cheerful through the ...
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Backwash Of War

Backwash Of War

by Ellen N La Motte

Backwash Of War : The Classic Account of a First World War Field Hospital

The ‘backwash’ of Ellen La Motte’s controversial book are the dirty, smelly, lice
and disease ridden bodies of wounded French soldiers brou...
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Harry's War

Harry's War

by J.Cooksey & D.Griffiths (eds)

Harry's War : The Great War Diary of Harry Drinkwater

'I saw several fellows fall, one fellow coughing up blood and all the time, bullets were hacking about me. I ran for about 70 yards carrying with me all the Lewis gu...
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A Broken Word

A Broken Word

by Sebastian Faulks

A Broken World : Letters, Diaries and Memories of the Great War

Edited by the best selling author of Birdsong and Dr Hope Wolf, this is an original and illuminating non-fiction anthology of writing on the First World Wa...
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A Gunner's Great War : An Artilleryman's Experience from the Somme to the Subcontinent

A Gunner's Great War : An Artilleryman's Experience from the Somme to the Subcontinent

by Ian Ronayne

A Gunner's Great War : An Artilleryman's Experience from the Somme to the Subcontinent

If the First World War had not happened when it did, Channel Islander Clarence Ahier would almost certainly have led a mostly unrema...
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A Nurse At The Front

A Nurse At The Front

by Ruth Cowen

A Nurse At The Front : The First World War Diaries of Sister Edith Appleton

This book, the second in a series of four unique War Diaries produced in conjunction with the Imperial War Museum, tells a story that is rarely...
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A Prayer for Gallipoli : The Great War Diaries of Chaplain Kenneth Best

A Prayer for Gallipoli : The Great War Diaries of Chaplain Kenneth Best

by Gavin Roynon

Prayer for Gallipoli : The Great War Diaries of Chaplain Kenneth Best

Many chaplains were not permitted to go near the Front in the First World War - others insisted on doing so, like Kenneth Best in the Gallipoli Campa...
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A Tommy At Ypres

A Tommy At Ypres

by Walter Williamson

A Tommy At Ypres

'There was a blinding flash and an ear-splitting report and the "prisoner" fell across me. The bullet had caught him full in the chin and passed out at the base of his skull.' In A Tommy at Ypres we see...
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Amageddon Road

Amageddon Road

by Billy Congreve

Armageddon Road : A VC's Diary

Billy Congreve was an exceptional soldier and an exceptional man. By the time he was killed on the Somme in July 1916 at the age of twenty-five he had been awarded the DSO, MC, and the Leg...
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An Air Fighter's Scrapbook

An Air Fighter's Scrapbook

by Ira Jones

An Air Fighter's Scrapbook

Ira "Taffy" Jones was a well-known air fighter during the First World War, having scored about 40 victories flying SE5 scouts in France with 74 Squadron. Well known in flying circles, Jones re...
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As Good As Any Man

As Good As Any Man

by J Sadler et al

As Good As Any Man : Scotland's Black Tommy

When the harrowing Great War diaries of one of Britain's first black soldiers were unearthed in a dusty Scottish attic nearly 100 years after they were written, they posed a b...
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Billie

Billie

by Ruth Elwin Harris

Billie: The Neville Letters 1914-1916

Of all the stories arising from that disastrous day, July 1 1916, on the Somme, none is more poignant than that of Lt Wilfred ‘Billie' Nevill, an officer of the 8th East Surrey Re...
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Blood And Iron

Blood And Iron

by Hugh Montagu Butterworth

Blood And Iron : Letters from the Western Front

Until now Hugh Butterworth was just one of the millions of lost soldiers of the Great War, and the extraordinary letters he sent home from the Western Front have been larg...
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Boy Soldiers of the Great War

Boy Soldiers of the Great War

by Richard Van Emden

Boy Soldiers of the Great War

The youngest soldier who fought in the Great War is believed to have been just twelve years old. Many thousands of other boys are known to have faked eye tests, inflated their small chests...
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Captain Hepper's Great War Diary : A Battalion of the West Yorkshire  Regiment on the Somme

Captain Hepper's Great War Diary : A Battalion of the West Yorkshire Regiment on the Somme

by F Nigel Hepper

Captain Hepper's Great War Diary : A Battalion of the West Yorkshire Regiment on the Somme

This book follows the story of a Battalion of the West Yorkshire Regiment on the Somme during the First World War. Captain Raym...
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David Jones In The Great War

David Jones In The Great War

by Thomas Dilworth

David Jones In The Great War

David Jones. A London boy who went to art school, then to war; a soldier who endured years of artillery fire and was wounded at the Somme; an artist and writer who went on to redefine modern...
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Death's Men

Death's Men

by Denis Winter

Death's Men : Soldiers of the Great War

Death's Men is the classic bestselling story of the First World War as told by the soldiers themselves - reissued for the 2014 Centenary. Millions of British men were involved in ...
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Doctor On The Western Front

Doctor On The Western Front

by John Hutton (ed)

Doctor On the Western Front: The Diary of Henry Owens 1914-1918

Henry Owens Great War diary provides a vivid and complete narrative, seen from the perspective of an army doctor, of what it was like to live and fight in ...
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Dorothea's War

Dorothea's War

by Dorothea Crewdson

Dorothea's War : A First World War Nurse Tells Her Story

In April 1915, Dorothea Crewdson, a newly trained Red Cross nurse, and her best friend Christie, received instructions to leave for Le Treport in northern France....
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