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Stories of the First World War By Boroughmuir Pupils 2014-15
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A collection of First World War stories written by S2 and S3 pupils of Boroughmuir High School.
Voices of the First World War By Jenny Hill
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This poignant cycle of poems by Jenny Hill, with a Foreword by General the Lord Dannatt GCB CBE MC DL, commemorates those who perished in the Great War, 1914-1918. It is inspired by a series of... More > podcasts by the Imperial War Museum in connection with the First World War Centenary Partnership, 2014-2018. There is a poem for each of the podcasts, which totalled 48 at the time of writing, plus a closing poem of grief and reconciliation. The poems are illustrated by a series of sparse, haunting images from the pen of Ian Clark.< Less
First War By Bryan Wilson
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The Sol Three experiment, programmed by Bioc at Basik's overarching command, sets two worlds at war: the nomadic Shirrahan, with their lethal Guild of Assassins, and the Earth people, warmongers with... More > genetically enhanced Gedna at their disposal - terrifying human creatures with assimilated reptilian DNA. But when Earth research goes beyound the boundaries and creates the Gedna Draks and the still deadlier Drakines, Basik finds his experiment going horribly wrong....< Less
Bletchley During the First World War By John A. Taylor
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Bletchley during the First World War - A Town Fit for Heroes Life during the war in Bletchley, Milton Keynes
Poetry and Writing of the First World War By Graham Cooke
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My grandfather fought in both the Boer and 1st World Wars; he never spoke of his experiences. When he died we discovered a box containing letters, photographs, press cuttings and his medals. Since... More > then I have tried to piece together his war time record. When I tried to teach secondary aged children about the poetry of the 1st World War many found it hard to grasp the enormity of it all, until I bought in my grandfather's memorabilia - suddenly it all clicked. I tried to find a book that would combine the history of the Great War with the poetry and the poets, but couldn't find one. So I set about writing this book. Including all of the Great War poems in their context, the book also features a section on the materials my grandfather left and also some research that I have recently done into his family history.< Less
Poetry and Writing of the First World War By Graham Cooke
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My grandfather fought in both the Boer and 1st World Wars; he never spoke of his experiences. When he died we discovered a box containing letters, photographs, press cuttings and his medals. Since... More > then I have tried to piece together his war time record. When I tried to teach secondary aged children about the poetry of the 1st World War many found it hard to grasp the enormity of it all, until I bought in my grandfather's memorabilia - suddenly it all clicked. I tried to find a book that would combine the history of the Great War with the poetry and the poets, but couldn't find one. So I set about writing this book. Including all of the Great War poems in their context, the book also features a section on the materials my grandfather left and also some research that I have recently done into his family history.< Less
Poetry and Writing of the First World War By Graham Cooke
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My grandfather fought in both the Boer and 1st World Wars; he never spoke of his experiences. When he died we discovered a box containing letters, photographs, press cuttings and his medals. Since... More > then I have tried to piece together his war time record. When I tried to teach secondary aged children about the poetry of the 1st World War many found it hard to grasp the enormity of it all, until I bought in my grandfather's memorabilia - suddenly it all clicked. I tried to find a book that would combine the history of the Great War with the poetry and the poets, but couldn't find one. So I set about writing this book. Including all of the Great War poems in their context, the book also features a section on the materials my grandfather left and also some research that I have recently done into his family history.< Less
Letters from the First World War By John A. Taylor
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World War One was fought almost 100 years ago, and yet the very mention still evokes poignant sentiments and emotion. Yet despite the hardships of active service, and the constant possibility of... More > death or disfigurement, the troops developed a unique bond of comradeship, black humour, and a steadfast conviction in the righteousness of the cause, and nowhere does this become more apparent than in the letters they sent home to family and friends. There is no better way to gain an understanding of this unique period, than to read the words of those who were actually there.< Less
Modernism, History and the First World War By Trudi Tate
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Drawing upon medical journals, newspapers, propaganda, military histories, and other writings of the day, Modernism, History and the First World War reads such writers as Woolf, HD, Ford, Faulkner,... More > Kipling, and Lawrence alongside fiction and memoirs of soldiers and nurses who served in the war. This ground breaking blend of cultural history and close readings shows how modernism after 1914 emerges as a strange but important form of war writing, and was profoundly engaged with its own troubled history. Trudi Tate s a Fellow and Tutor of Clare Hall, Cambridge, and author of The Silent Morning: Culture and Memory After the Armistice (2013). ‘Essential reading for anyone interested in modernist fiction and war writing.’—Jane Potter, Oxford Brookes University. ‘This superb book opened up literary studies of the conflict to a range of issues and approaches that have since become crucial to the field’—Santanu Das, King’s College London.< Less
The War Of The Worlds By H. G. Wells
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The War of the Worlds 1898 is a science fiction novel by H. G. Wells. It describes the experiences of a character who travels through London as the Earth is invaded by Martians. It is said to be the... More > first story that details a conflict between mankind and an alien race.< Less