é Letters from the battlefield : New Zealand soldiers write home, 1914-18 || ¸ PDF Read by ✓ Glyn Harper
Aug 17, 2019 - 17:44 PM By Glyn Harper

A collection of sixty one letters written by and representing the lives of soldiers during the Great War The book is divided into five sections, covering Gallipoli, the French campaigns of 1916, 1917 and 1918, and the Egypt Palestine battles Glyn has written a scene setting introduction to the book, and provides a brief outline of the military situation relevant to eachA collection of sixty one letters written by and representing the lives of soldiers during the Great War The book is divided into five sections, covering Gallipoli, the French campaigns of 1916, 1917 and 1918, and the Egypt Palestine battles Glyn has written a scene setting introduction to the book, and provides a brief outline of the military situation relevant to each section The main feature of the book is the letters written home to parents, siblings, lovers, wives and children These letters describe what it s like to be at war, including the nervous anticipation, the noise, the dirt, the lice, the stench of dead and rotting bodies decaying in the sun and the relative sanctuary of a hospital Many of the letter writers never returned to New Zealand in some cases, a letter from their commanding officer or a friend is included, which describes the dead man s heroic end, or final resting place.
  • Title: Letters from the battlefield : New Zealand soldiers write home, 1914-18
  • Author: Glyn Harper
  • ISBN: 9781869503796
  • Page: 174
  • Format: Paperback

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Shayne Aug 17, 2019 - 17:44 PM
Letters from the heart; letters clearly self-censored before they faced the pen of the official censor. Letters to loved ones; letters expressing sympathy to the families of fallen friends. Men baring their hearts, and men doing their best to make light of pain, fear, and injuries, even those that were in the process of killing them. Very, very moving.
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Chloe Aug 17, 2019 - 17:44 PM
I enjoyed reading this book, but would have liked a little bit more information about the guys writing the letters as some extra context.Upsetting to read in places
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Letters from the battlefield : New Zealand soldiers write home, 1914-18 By Glyn Harper A collection of sixty one letters written by and representing the lives of soldiers during the Great War The book is divided into five sections, covering Gallipoli, the French campaigns of 1916, 1917 and 1918, and the Egypt Palestine battles Glyn has written a scene setting introduction to the book, and provides a brief outline of the military situation relevant to eachA collection of sixty one letters written by and representing the lives of soldiers during the Great War The book is divided into five sections, covering Gallipoli, the French campaigns of 1916, 1917 and 1918, and the Egypt Palestine battles Glyn has written a scene setting introduction to the book, and provides a brief outline of the military situation relevant to each section The main feature of the book is the letters written home to parents, siblings, lovers, wives and children These letters describe what it s like to be at war, including the nervous anticipation, the noise, the dirt, the lice, the stench of dead and rotting bodies decaying in the sun and the relative sanctuary of a hospital Many of the letter writers never returned to New Zealand in some cases, a letter from their commanding officer or a friend is included, which describes the dead man s heroic end, or final resting place.

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