Great War Britain Middlesbrough: Remembering 1914-18

Great War Britain Middlesbrough: Remembering 1914-18

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The First World War claimed over 995,000 British lives, and its legacy continues to be remembered today. Great War Britain: Middlesbrough offers an intimate portrayal of the city and its people living in the shadow of the `war to end all wars'. A beautifully illustrated and highly accessible volume, it describes local reaction to the outbreak of war; charts the experience of individuals who enlisted; the changing face of industry and related unrest; the work of the many hospitals in the area; the effect of the conflict on local children; and concludes with a chapter dedicated to how the city and its people coped with the transition to life in peacetime once more. The Great War story of Middlesbrough is told through the voices of those who were there and is vividly illustrated through evocative more

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  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 154 x 232 x 12mm | 419.99g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 80 Illustrations, black and white
  • 0752499718
  • 9780752499710
  • 1,776,838

About Paul Menzies

Paul Menzies, a retired deputy head teacher, has been writing about North East England since 1985. Graduating with a Master of Arts degree in history in 1986, he is the author of more than 12 local history books, and has also been an historical consultant for the BBC and Granada Television. He lives in Cleveland, more

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