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By Richard van Emden,Steve Humphries

The fact concerning the sacrifice and soreness at the domestic entrance in the course of international struggle I is never mentioned. during this publication, many of the oldest women and men within the state discuss studies and occasions that experience remained buried for eighty five years. Their testimony indicates an identical candor and braveness we now have turn into acquainted with listening to from veterans of the western entrance. these interviewed contain a survivor of a Zeppelin raid on Hull in 1915, a Welsh munitions employee recruited as a woman, and a lady rescued from a bombed college after 5 days. There also are money owed of rural famine, bereavement and the results on households again domestic, or even the tale of a girl who deliberate to kill her kin to save lots of them extra suffering.

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