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Marjorie's War: Four Families in the Great War 1914-1918
Marjorie's War: Four Families in the Great War 1914-1918
by Charles Messenger
Edition: Paperback
Price: 19.49

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5.0 out of 5 stars Marjorie's War, 5 Aug 2012
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This is a delightful book with a real in-depth insight into the social history of the lives of those whose brothers, sons and husbands were fighting in WW1. It revolves around previously unpublished correspondence among members of four families and illuminates wonderfully their daily lives, their thoughts and their heartbreak. The letters are interspersed with detailed explanatory notes and annotations, together with maps and photographs and the whole merges seamlessly. It is a book that will not only appeal to those researching WW1 and also those who have a keen interest in social history.

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