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In the Shadow of the Great War

By Kirsty Bennett, Imogen Middleton, Michael Page, Juliet Warren

9780750993067

ISBN: 9780750993067

Published: 01-10-2019


In the Shadow of the Great War

By Kirsty Bennett, Imogen Middleton, Michael Page, Juliet Warren

ISBN: 9780750993067

Published: 01-10-2019

About This Book

The First World War claimed over 995,000 British lives, and its legacy continues to be remembered today. Great War Britain: Surrey 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 Surrey is told through the voices of those who were there and is vividly illustrated through evocative images.

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