Back To The Front

Author: Stephen O'Shea
Publisher: Douglas & McIntyre
ISBN: 9781553656647
Size: 76.41 MB
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Back To The Front from the Author: Stephen O'Shea. A rich and sobering exploration of war -- and of the meaning of history -- that will engage general readers and military buffs alike. The Western Front, the sinuous, deadly line of trenches that stretched from the English Channel to Switzerland during the First World War, also formed a scar on the imaginative landscape of our century. Back to the Front chronicles author, Stephen O'Shea's, 500-kilometre walk down what was once no man's land. In the process of making this singular trek through the old battlefields, O'Shea ruminates on the many meanings of the Front and on the nature of his own generation's - the Baby Boomer's - indifference to the past.

In The Trenches In World War I

Author: Adam Hibbert
Publisher: Heinemann-Raintree Library
ISBN: 9781410921949
Size: 70.78 MB
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In The Trenches In World War I from the Author: Adam Hibbert. Using personal accounts, describes the terrible loss of life in the trenches on the Western Front as well as on other battlegrounds around the world.

World War I On The Front Lines

Author: Tim Cooke
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 149140843X
Size: 11.33 MB
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World War I On The Front Lines from the Author: Tim Cooke. "Approaches the topic of World War I the perspective of soldiers fighting in it"--

The Trench

Author: Richard Van Emden
Publisher: Trans-World
Size: 26.44 MB
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The Trench from the Author: Richard Van Emden. An oral history of life in the trenches of the First World War. This is a companion book to an ambitious new BBC documentary series which aims to recreate the everyday life of soldiers in the First World War. A group of volunteers from the city of Hull will face life in a specially reconstructed trench in northern France under as many conditions as can realistically be recreated from the testimony of surviving veterans and the official Regimental War Diary. This companion book vividly reconstructs the reality of war – what it felt like to see the front line for the first time, how the trenches themselves were constructed, how soldiers passed their leisure hours, where they slept, what they ate. It takes an original new approach to the history of the Great War, bringing home the unimaginable horror by recreating in extraordinary detail the everyday realities of trench life.

On The Front Line

Author: Jon E. Lewis
Publisher: Constable & Robinson
ISBN: 9781849010672
Size: 36.55 MB
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On The Front Line from the Author: Jon E. Lewis. This collection contains 60 personal accounts of the war to end all wars, including the first gas attack, life in the trenches, Gallipoli, the war at sea, aerial dogfights and life as a prisoner of war.

Frontline Cookbook

Author: Andrew Robertshaw
Publisher: Spellmount Limited Pub
ISBN: 9780752476650
Size: 33.27 MB
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Frontline Cookbook from the Author: Andrew Robertshaw. An army marches on its stomach and it fights on its stomach too – yet have you ever wondered how hundreds of men on the frontline are fed amidst hails of bullets and how kitchens are created in the desert or in the trench lines? In 1941 the army officially created the Army Catering Corps and opened the Army School of Cookery in Aldershot (to be followed by other schools all over the world, including Poona, India). Troops were trained to make meals out of the bare minimum of ingredients, to feed a company of men from only a mess tin and cook curries to feed hundreds only yards from the frontline. This book tells the story of how soldiers became army cooks, their training and in the frontline kitchen. Frontline Cooking also brings together recipes from the Second World War, including hand-written notes from troops fighting in the Middle East, India and all over Europe. Many recipes are illustrated with cartoons and drawings on how to assemble the perfect oven and kitchen tools at a moment’s notice from nothing. This book is the perfect inspiration for those who like to create an amazing meal anywhere, anytime, from anything.

On The Front Line

Author: Jon E. Lewis
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1472111818
Size: 49.90 MB
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On The Front Line from the Author: Jon E. Lewis. In 1930, the editor of Everyman Magazine requested entries for a new anthology of Great War accounts. The result was a revolutionary book unlike any other of the period; for as Malcolm Brown notes in his introduction 'I believe it might fairly be described as a rediscovered classic'. It was the very first collection to reveal the many dimensions of the war through the eyes of the ordinary soldier and offers heart-stopping renditions of the very first gas attack; aerial dogfights above the trenches; the moment of going over the top. Told chronologically, from the first scrambles of 1914, the drudgery of the war of attrition once the trenches had been dug, to the final joy of Armistice.

Private Peaceful

Author: Michael Morpurgo
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 0545359635
Size: 57.23 MB
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Private Peaceful from the Author: Michael Morpurgo. From the Children's Laureate of England, a stunning novel of the First World War, a boy who is on its front lines, and a childhood remembered. Includes After Words bonus features. As the enemy lurks in the darkness, Thomas struggles to stay awake through the night. He has lived through the terror of gas attacks and watched friends die by his side. But in the morning, Thomas will be forced to confront an even greater horror. As the minutes tick by, Thomas remembers his childhood spent deep in the countryside with his mother, his brothers, and Molly, the love of his life. But each minute that passes brings Thomas closer to something he can't bear to to think about--the moment when the war and its horrific consequences will change his life forever.

World War I

Author: Nicola Barber
Publisher: Raintree
ISBN: 1406234982
Size: 23.55 MB
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World War I from the Author: Nicola Barber. This series relates the overall chronology of major wars and shows their impact on everyday lives. Each book explores what the main events were, who the significant leaders and participants were, and what the strategic and technological nature of the conflicts were.