"Coward's War": The Diaries of Private George H. Coward, Somerset Light Infantry and Royal Engineers : an "Old Contemptible's" View of the Great War
Private George Coward was a survivor. He was one of the Old Contemptibles sent to France in August 1914. He tells a story written in diaries that he wrote in old school exercise books begining from 1906 and finishing in 1919. This study is not just of one man's Great War, but also of English life before the War, and of disillusionment after it.
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