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All Quiet on the Home Front
Steve Humphries
Richard Van Emden
Classification : Military History
Pub Date : Jan 01, 2007
Imprint : Headline
Page Extent : 352
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780755311897
Price : 499

About the book
The truth about the sacrifice and suffering on the home front in Britain during the First World War has never been told.
In this book some of the oldest men and women in the country speak for the first time about experiences and events that have remained buried for 85 years. Their testimony shows the same candour and courage we have become accustomed to hear from veterans of the western front.
Those interviewed include a survivor of a Zeppelin raid on Hull in 1915, a Welsh munitions worker recruited as a girl and a woman rescued from a bombed school after five days. There are also accounts of rural famine, bereavement and the effects on families back home, and even the story of a woman who planned to kill her family to save them further suffering.

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Steve Humphries
Steve Humphries is a TV producer renowned for his oral history series and their accompanying books. Richard van Emden is a writer and television researcher specialising in the First World War.
Richard Van Emden
Steve Humphries is a TV producer renowned for his oral history series and their accompanying books. Richard van Emden is a writer and television researcher specialising in the First World War.