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Great War Britain London: Remembering 1914-18

Great War Britain London: Remembering 1914-18 (Paperback)

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The First World War claimed over 995,000 British lives, and its legacy continues to be remembered today. Great War Britain: London offers an in-depth portrait of the capital and its people during the 'war to end all wars'. It describes the reaction to the war's outbreak; charts the experience of individuals who enlisted; shares many first-hand experiences, including tales of the Zeppelin raids and anti-German riots of the era; examines the work of local hospitals; and explores how the capital and its people coped with the transition to life in peacetime. Vividly illustrated with evocative images from the newspapers of the day, it commemorates the extraordinary bravery and sacrifice of London's residents between 1914 and 1918.

History & PoliticsLocal interest, family history & nostalgiaLocal historyHistory & PoliticsMilitary HistoryEnglish Civil WarHistory & PoliticsMilitary HistoryFirst World WarHistory & PoliticsRegional & national historyHistory & PoliticsRegional & national historyEuropean historyBritish & Irish history Publisher: The History Press Ltd Publication Date: 03/11/2014 ISBN-13: 9780750960465  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Stuart Hallifax has a doctorate from Oxford on the impact of World War I on the home front. He has appeared on television and radio discussing World War I (Sky News, and BBC Radio 4's 'Thinking Allowed'). He worked as a curator at the National Army Museum from 2004-7, including working on their "Somme" and "Helmand" exhibitions. Today, Stuart runs the popular blog "Great War London."

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