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Hot blood and cold steel : life and death in the trenches of the First World War

Author: Andy Simpson
Publisher: Staplehurst : Spellmount, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Using a unique approach of weaving anthology with a continuous commentary, 'Hot Blood and Cold Steel' describes what it was really like to live and fight in the trenches during the Great War.
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
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Hot blood and cold steel.
Staplehurst : Spellmount, 2002
(OCoLC)606913349
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andy Simpson
ISBN: 1862271542 9781862271548
OCLC Number: 49742349
Notes: Originally published:London: Tom Donovan, 1993.
Description: 264 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The trenches --
Domestic life in the line --
Vermin --
Weapons and technology --
Trench life, operations --
Under fire --
Fear and shellshock --
Wounds, death, and burial --
Religion and superstition --
Officers, men, and the regiment --
The front line soldier and the staff --
Allies --
The Germans --
Offensive operations : the Somme --
The armistice.
Responsibility: edited and compiled by Andy Simpson.

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'This book gives a vivid picture of life on the Western Front... compelling reading' THE DAILY TELEGRAPH

 
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