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Casualty figures : how five men survived the First World War

Author: Michèle Barrett
Publisher: London ; New York : Verso, 2007.
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"Casualty Figures" is not about the millions who died in the First World War; it is about the countless thousands of men who lived as long-term casualties--not of shrapnel and gas, but of the bleak trauma of the slaughter they escaped. In this powerful new book, Michele Barrett uncovers the lives of five ordinary soldiers who endured the "war to end all wars," and how they dealt with its horrors, both at the front  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Barrett, Michèle.
Casualty figures.
London ; New York : Verso, 2007
(OCoLC)646901579
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michèle Barrett
ISBN: 9781844672301 1844672301
OCLC Number: 181140139
Description: xiii, 174 pages, [4] pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Lieutenant John Willis Brown --
Captain Douglas Darling --
Bombardier Ronald Skirth --
Air Vice-Marshal Sir William Tyrrell --
Captain Lawrence Gameson.
Responsibility: Michèle Barrett.
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Tells about the countless thousands of men who lived as long-term casualties in the First World War - not of shrapnel and gas, but of the bleak trauma of the slaughter they escaped. This book  Read more...

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