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Love, Tommy : letters home, from the Great War to the present day

Author: Andrew Roberts; Imperial War Museum (Great Britain)
Publisher: Oxford ; Long Island City, NY : Osprey Pub., 2012.
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A collection of letters housed at the Imperial War Museum sent by British and Commonwealth troops from Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa from the frontline of war to their loved ones at home. Poignant expressions of love, hope and fear sit alongside amusing anecdotes, grumbles about rations and thoughtful reflections, eloquently revealing how despite the passage of time many experiences of the fighting  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Records and correspondence
Sources
Correspondence
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Roberts; Imperial War Museum (Great Britain)
ISBN: 9781849087919 1849087911 9781780968933 1780968930 9781780968896 1780968892
OCLC Number: 795182370
Notes: Published in association with the Imperial War Museum.
Includes index.
Description: 255 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), portraits (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: The First World War --
The Second World War --
Modern Warfare --
Glossary.
Responsibility: Andrew Roberts.

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