Preston in the First World War (BOK)

David Huggonson

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On 4 August 1914 the people of Preston received news that war had been declared. Local newspapers printed explosive headlines stating this fact, and four years of hardship, uncertainty and loss followed. From recruitment and the Pals, to women joining the war effort in munitions factories, news from the front, rationing, and eventually demobilisation, this book provides a valuable insight into the city's experience of one of the greatest events of the twentieth century. This book has been designed to inform you, the reader, of how the city coped with the war by presenting first-hand accounts. You will read letters from those who served at the front, interviews with local people who spoke of their childhood memories and extracts from local newspapers.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2014 Forfatter David Huggonson
Forlag
Amberley Publishing Local
ISBN 9781445618579
Antall sider 96 Dimensjoner 16,5cm x 23,5cm x 2,2cm
Vekt 381 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form First World War, Local history