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Great War Britain Manchester: Remembering 1914-18

By Andrew Simpson

9780750978965

ISBN: 9780750978965

Published: 01-02-2017


Great War Britain Manchester: Remembering 1914-18

By Andrew Simpson

ISBN: 9780750978965

Published: 01-02-2017

About This Book

The First World War claimed over 995,000 British lives, and its legacy continues to be remembered today. Great War Britain: Manchester offers an intimate portrayal of the city and its people living in the shadow of the Great War. A beautifully illustrated and highly accessible volume, it explores the city's regiments, the background and fate of the men on the frontline, the changing face of industry, the vital role of women, conscientious objectors, hospitals for the wounded and rehabilitation, peace celebrations, the fallen heroes and war memorials. The Great War story of Manchester is told through the voices of those who were there and is vividly illustrated with evocative images.

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