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War letters of fallen Englishmen

War letters of fallen Englishmen

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Published by V. Gollancz in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, English

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Laurence Housman.
    ContributionsHousman, Laurence, 1865-1959.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination318 p.
    Number of Pages318
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16860179M

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World War, Personal narratives English. This project is made possible by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services as administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education through the Office of Commonwealth Libraries and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Corbett.

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A heartfelt letter home from a weary soldier in a muddy trench in Flanders. Major Henry Livermore Abbott of the 20th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry was the most widely known and highly respected officer of his rank to serve in the Army of the Potomac.

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Gary Canant's "Dear Maxie" "This is not a tale of anything heroic or grand. It is a story of survival, boredom, fear. Four siblings wrote hundreds of letters to each other during World War II.

The story they tell of service, sacrifice and trauma was hidden away in .