1914-1918 VOICES AND IMAGES OF THE GREAT WAR.

Macdonald, Lyn.


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1st ed., 1989. 346 pp., profusely illustrated with photo-ills., + ills. D.j., 25 x 19cm. Small crease to top of d.j., o/w FINE. The celebrated author of this book has drawn upon newspapers and magazines, letters, diaries, songs, poems and personal accounts from the lowest ranking soldier to senior staff officers to present an accurate picture of all aspects of the Great War. She touches on subjects as diverse as pacifism and Siegfried Sassoon, Gallipoli, the role of the Commonwealth forces and the hazards of modern warfare, such as gas, emphasising the total nature of the first global war. An extensive range of contemporary photographs and prints illustrate the many haunting faces of war.


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