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Battle in Iraq: Letters and Diaries of the First World War
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Battle in Iraq: Letters and Diaries of the First World War (Hardback)

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This moving and unusual story of a British engineer who becomes caught up in the horrifying events of the First World War vividly illuminates life - and death - on the Mesopotamian Front. At the outbreak of War, William Reed had recently arrived in the region to work as a marine engineer. By the time fighting ceased in 1918, not only his own life but the whole course of the history of the Middle East had been transformed. In this gripping history of Iraq during the First World War, Josephine Hammond skilfully weaves together her grandfather's diaries, placing his personal adventures against the backdrop of the unfolding drama of war. Battle in Iraq offers an invaluable record of events in Iraq during the First World War as well as sensitively drawing out the unavoidable parallels with the contemporary conflict and the long-term consequences of international interference in the region.

BiographyDiaries, letters & journalsHistory & PoliticsHistory: Chronological20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000History & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalEarly history: c 500 to c 1450-1500History & PoliticsMilitary HistoryFirst World WarHistory & PoliticsRegional & national historyMiddle Eastern history Publisher: I.B.Tauris & Co. Ltd. Publication Date: 30/08/2009 ISBN-13: 9781845119638  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Josephine Hammond was born in London but brought up in West Africa. A graduate of University College, London, she taught languages for many years and now runs her own business in Pembrokeshire. She is the author of several short stories and poems and has also published magazine and newspaper articles. This is her first book.

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