Tommy's War

Tommy's War

Conventional histories of the Great War have tended to focus on the terrible attritional battles of Ypres, of Arras and of the Somme. What they do not tell us is what life was like for the ordinary soldier, what mattered to him, and how he survived, both physically and mentally.

Now for the first time, one of Britain's leading military historians, Richard van Emden tells the story of the Great War exclusively through the words and images of soldiers on the ground.… (more)

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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (June 05, 2014)

Collection: Bloomsbury Publishing

Page count: 368 pages

Language: English


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