A War in Words

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Simon & Schuster, 2003 - Soldiers - 381 pages
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This is a portrait of World War I through the letters and diaries of its participants, recently uncovered during extensive research across 28 countries for the 10-part Channel 4 series, The First World War, showing during autumn 2003. itself and from all sides of the conflict. Their testimony - from that of one of Franz Ferdinand's assassins, to the final entry from a French soldier as he revisits the battlefield in 1919 - recounts the complex history of a war whose repercussions changed the world irrevocably.

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User Review  - klerulo - LibraryThing

This is a fascinating history. The editors sifted through correspondence and diaries of a great many participants in WW1 and selected just a few whose combination of language, style and experience ... Read full review


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