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A Round Trip to Hell By Ray Francis
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A son of Swedish immigrants to Canada, after much heartache goes to join the army and ends up winning the Victoria Cross for valour at the 3rd Battle of Passchendaele. Inspired by a true story.
Family Ties By Neil Chalmers
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A journey of redemption and reconciliation, with Wilfred Hartley as black sheep of his family, vying unsuccessfully for parental approval with his twin elder brothers. They are both killed in 1916... More > and to prove himself to his grief stricken parents, Wilfred joins up. Shell shocked and shattered at Paschendaele,in 1918, he changes uniforms with a German officer, and is then captured by his own side, ending up in a POW camp in Scotland. Things aren't exactly going his way. Escape to Canada provides an opportunity to prove himself and gain redemption. In partnership with a Canadian wartime friend, Wilfred makes a fortune and eventually marries. Before it's too late he decides to return home to attempt a reconciliation with his parents. Back in his home town of Bristol, an emotional reunion is followed by only two years with his parents, until the unsettled situation in Europe turns into another war. Wilfred's life remains challenged by regular appearances from the mysterious man with one arm, one leg and one eye.< Less
Simple History: A Guide to World War I - Centenary Edition By Daniel Turner
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This year 2014 marks the 100 years centenary of the First World War, one of the most destructive and world changing conflicts in the history of mankind. Learn the fascinating facts about the First... More > World War and discover this epic moment in history. With the fun illustrations and the unique style of the 'Simple History' series, let this book absorb you into a period of history which truly changed the world. Jump into the muddy trenches of the World War I and on the way meet the soldiers and leaders of the conflict and explore the exciting weapons, tanks, planes & technology of battle. Illustrated in the popular minimalist style of today, young reader's imaginations will come to life. Simple history gives you the facts in a simple uncomplicated and eye catching way. Simple history is part of an ongoing series, what will be the next episode? Designed for children aged 9 -12 Visit the website information: www.simplehistory.co.uk Build your collection today!< Less
Searching for Cecil By Helen Saker -Parsons
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Robbie is on the brink of becoming a teenager and like most boys of his age spends much of his spare time playing computer games. But, unlike other boys, his best friend has been dead for almost one... More > hundred years. Robbie ventures to the Somme to discover the truth behind Cecil's death in the war in 1916.‘Searching for Cecil’ combines fiction with act. It is based on the true story of Sergeant Robert Cecil Walsh of the 7th Royal West Kent Regiment who went missing, believed killed on the 13th July 1916. Characters and events included have been carefully researched using the Regiment’s War Diaries and other sources. The novel offers an insight in to the behaviour of young adults embarking on a transition in their lives, as well as providing a lesson in twentieth century British History. It uses humour to counter the sadness behind the story.< Less
Forever My Rose By Ann Cunningham
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A journey into the past uncovers who the shadowy figure is that stands before me. Why is he here? And who was I back then? Edith was just an ordinary girl. She never felt that she had any special... More > qualities about her as she grew up. She was an only child and felt very alone, and was only at her happiest on Sunday when she wore her little yellow dress. Love was something that had always been in her heart and she was a kind and caring girl, but nobody had ever shown her any, except for her teacher, Mrs Forbes. That was all about to change when a chance meeting with a painter in England and an offer to assist a frail Sergeant Major in a hospital in France came her way. Their fated lives became joined together and among all the pain and horror of the war, two very different types of love emerge. “This story tells the tale of their relationships, their love for one another, and a bond that lives on in the past and present.”< Less
Doing Our Bit By Jacky Cooper
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A look at the way Selby experienced World War One through the pages of the Selby Times.
Doing Our Bit By Jacky Cooper
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A look at the way Selby experienced World War One through the pages of the Selby Times.
My Photo Book By joe imwalle
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Photo album of original german world war one photos. tanks,guns,artillery,uniforms,wagons,german troops.
Memories of Ahlhorn By Dr. Fritz Strahlmann
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Now available for the first time in the English language, this is a translation of the original 1926 German anthology compiled by Dr. Fritz Strahlmann. First hand accounts are given of the... More > construction of Germany's premier airship base, of the missions and incidents that beset the various airships and their crews, together with the official eye witness statements regarding the catastrophic explosion at Ahlhorn on 5 January 1918. Hans von Schiller provides a list of airships that operated from this station. Other base personnel add their personal experiences, and the book concludes with a brief history of the nearby Army airship station at Wildeshausen.< Less
Forgotten Names Recalled: Stories from the Singapore Cenotaph By Rosemary Lim
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Forgotten Names Recalled Stories from the Singapore Cenotaph commemorates the outbreak of the First World War 100 years ago. The Singapore cenotaph facing the Padang was built in 1922 as a tribute to... More > the men from the Straits Settlements of Singapore, Penang and Malacca who gave their lives in the Great War of 1914 to 1918. Of the 124 names on the bronze plaques, 112 have been recalled in this book of stories that offers a small window into the past. These are stories of ordinary men, not the politicians and generals of history books. Through newspaper articles, letters, military and civil records, Rosemary Lim has pieced together a collection of insights into the lives and times of our men of the cenotaph.< Less

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