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The home front in World War One : When Sheffield Went to War

Author: S C Lomax
Publisher: Barnsley : Pen & Sword, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The First World War saw many changes to Sheffield that have helped shape what the city is today. It is apt that as we mark the centenary of the outbreak of the war, whilst paying our respects to those who were killed serving our country, we recognise the impact that the war had on those at home. This brand new publication details the human experiences, thoughts, concerns, fears and hopes of a city during one of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lomax, S.C.
Home front in World War One
(OCoLC)869724166
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: S C Lomax
ISBN: 9781473833265 1473833264
OCLC Number: 886539903
Description: 1 online resource (256 pages) : illustrations (black and white)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter 1: Sheffield in 1914; Chapter 2: The Run Up to War; Chapter 3: The Outbreak of War; Chapter 4: Joining the Colours; Chapter 5: The Munitions Factories; Chapter 6: German 'Aliens' and Anti-German Feeling; Chapter 7: Belgian Refugees; Chapter 8: Education; chapter 9: Life Goes On; Chapter 10: Over by Christmas; Chapter 11: The Role of Women; Chapter 12: 1915; Chapter 13: Conscientious Objectors; Chapter 14: 1916; Chapter 15: The Defence of the City; Chapter 16: Sheffield's First Air Raid. Chapter 17: Further Defence of the CityChapter 18: 1916 continued; Chapter 19: 1917; Chapter 20: 1918; Chapter 21: The End of Hostilities; Chapter 22: Influenza; Chapter 23: A Changed City; Index; Back Cover.
Responsibility: Scott Lomax.

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Details the human experiences, thoughts, concerns, fears and hopes of Sheffield during one of the most important periods in the city's history. Includes the story of the Belgian refugees and how  Read more...

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