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Boy Soldiers of the Great War
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Boy Soldiers of the Great War [Kindle Edition]

Richard van Emden
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Should this have been allowed to happen? Richard van Emden's fascinating and distressing account ... shows how difficult it is to provide a simple answer. (Sunday Times)

Engaging, well-written and balanced. (The Times)

Excellent and even-handed. (Daily Telegraph)

Book Description

The heartbreaking story of the boys, some as young as twelve, who fought and died in the trenches of the First World War, completely revised and updated in this new edition.

About the Author

Richard van Emden has interviewed over 270 veterans of the Great War and has written twelve books on the subject including The Trench, and The Last Fighting Tommy (both top ten bestsellers). He has also worked on more than a dozen television programmes on the First World War, including Prisoners of the Kaiser, Veterans, Britain's Last Tommies, the award winning Roses of No Man's Land, Britain's Boy Soldiers and A Poem for Harry and most recently, War Horse: The Real Story.
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