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Read Forgotten Voices Of The Great War ePub á Hardcover ñ Max Arthur ☆ ☆ [PDF / Epub] ★ Forgotten Voices Of The Great War By Max Arthur ✩ – Dcmdirect.co.uk This uniue landmark oral history uses first hand accounts from ordinary men and women who were there Gripping poignanThis uniue landmark oral history uses first hand accounts from ordinary men and women who were there Gripping poignant surprising and even humorous the personal experiences of these soldiers civilians marines and medics from both sides tell us what it was really like to live through what was supposed to be the war to end all wars Skilfully assembled by acclaimed author and historian Max Arthur using the IWM’s remarkable sound archive Forgotten Voices of the Great War became an instant classic on first publication with close to half a million copies soldIn 1972 the Imperial War Museum began a momentous and important task A team of academics archivists and volunteers set about tracing First World War veterans and interviewing them in order to record the experiences of ordinary individuals in war Since then the Sound Archive has grown to become the largest and most important oral history collections in the world It now contains over 34000 recordings including interviews with veterans of both world wars – both service personnel and non combatants – recordings relating to Britain and the Empire in the inter war period 1919–1939 conflicts since 1945 and the HolocaustIn 2002 Ebury Press published the first edition of Forgotten Voices of the Great War It was both the first time many of these recordings had been transcribed and published and the only comprehensive oral history of the First World War Twelve further books covering aspects of the Second World War the Falklands and the Victoria Cross followed selling well over a million copies to date I was never much interested in The Great War World War II was 'glamorous' for me This book changed my perception of a War that was entrenched in trenches ALL soldiers are brave some than others The men who fought in the Great War were exceptionally soThe book comes in first hand accounts from the men who fought the civilians who stayed and a society that changed I can't praise this book high enough One reviewer here refers to the 'white feather' incident where a soldier home on leave is handed a white feather a sign of cowardice by a woman and how the men built up a camaraderie and a solidarity that we will never understand out on the killing fieldsThis is NOT a military stategies book and this does not go into detail about the massive logistical side of this campaign This is a book of the men who were there there thoughts and feelings when hell and chaos descended upon them This also tells us a little of how British society was changed and how the women stepped into the shoes of those who had gone off to war These are the words of the soldiers who went to foreign fields fought in some of the most brutal battles who were scarred much deeply than we would ever imagine and by some miracle survivedNever forget these forgotten voices The least we can do is pay our respects to the fallen every November 11th

Forgotten Voices Of The Great WarThis uniue landmark oral history uses first hand accounts from ordinary men and women who were there Gripping poignant surprising and even humorous the personal experiences of these soldiers civilians marines and medics from both sides tell us what it was really like to live through what was supposed to be the war to end all wars Skilfully assembled by acclaimed author and historian Max Arthur using the IWM’s remarkable sound archive Forgotten Voices of the Great War became an instant classic on first publication with close to half a million copies soldIn 1972 the Imperial War Museum began a momentous and important task A team of academics archivists and volunteers set about tracing First World War veterans and interviewing them in order to record the experiences of ordinary individuals in war Since then the Sound Archive has grown to become the largest and most important oral history collections in the world It now contains over 34000 recordings including interviews with veterans of both world wars – both service personnel and non combatants – recordings relating to Britain and the Empire in the inter war period 1919–1939 conflicts since 1945 and the HolocaustIn 2002 Ebury Press published the first edition of Forgotten Voices of the Great War It was both the first time many of these recordings had been transcribed and published and the only comprehensive oral history of the First World War Twelve further books covering aspects of the Second World War the Falklands and the Victoria Cross followed selling well over a million copies to date I was never much interested in The Great War World War II was 'glamorous' for me This book changed my perception of a War that was entrenched in trenches ALL soldiers are brave some than others The men who fought in the Great War were exceptionally soThe book comes in first hand accounts from the men who fought the civilians who stayed and a society that changed I can't praise this book high enough One reviewer here refers to the 'white feather' incident where a soldier home on leave is handed a white feather a sign of cowardice by a woman and how the men built up a camaraderie and a solidarity that we will never understand out on the killing fieldsThis is NOT a military stategies book and this does not go into detail about the massive logistical side of this campaign This is a book of the men who were there there thoughts and feelings when hell and chaos descended upon them This also tells us a little of how British society was changed and how the women stepped into the shoes of those who had gone off to war These are the words of the soldiers who went to foreign fields fought in some of the most brutal battles who were scarred much deeply than we would ever imagine and by some miracle survivedNever forget these forgotten voices The least we can do is pay our respects to the fallen every November 11th

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Max Arthur ò Forgotten Voices Of The Great War kindle This uniue landmark oral history uses first hand accounts from ordinary men and women who were there Gripping poignant surprising and even humorous the personal experiences of these soldiers civilians marines and medics from both sides tell us what it was really like to live through what was supposed to be the war to end all wars Skilfully assembled by acclaimed author and historian Max Arthur using the IWM’s remarkable sound archive Forgotten Voices of the Great War became an instant classic on first publication with close to half a million copies soldIn 1972 the Imperial War Museum began a momentous and important task A team of academics archivists and volunteers set about tracing First World War veterans and interviewing them in order to record the experiences of ordinary individuals in war Since then the Sound Archive has grown to become the largest and most important oral history collections in the world It now contains over 34000 recordings including interviews with veterans of both world wars – both service personnel and non combatants – recordings relating to Britain and the Empire in the inter war period 1919–1939 conflicts since 1945 and the HolocaustIn 2002 Ebury Press published the first edition of Forgotten Voices of the Great War It was both the first time many of these recordings had been transcribed and published and the only comprehensive oral history of the First World War Twelve further books covering aspects of the Second World War the Falklands and the Victoria Cross followed selling well over a million copies to date Yet another very good book in the FORGOTTEN VOICES seriesA fascinating readit is compiled using the personal recollections of the people who were involved in this period of historyThe people that are included in this book range from children women factory workers to the troops who took part in the battles of the Western Front and GallipoliThe book focuses on these 2 areas of the warVeterans from Britain Germany Canada Australia and the USA were interviewed for their contributions to the bookThe FORGOTTEN VOICES series is a very good way to get an insight into events that took place inthe 20th century from the Great war to the Falklands