The Resource Conscripts, Ilana Bet-El, (electronic resource)

Conscripts, Ilana Bet-El, (electronic resource)

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Conscripts
Title
Conscripts
Statement of responsibility
Ilana Bet-El
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Language
eng
Summary
Drawing on diaries, letters, and personal accounts from British conscripts who served on the Western Front in the latter half of the Great War, this is the first book to explore the contribution they made to the war effort. By the end of the war more than 2.5 million men had been conscripted, but their memory has not lived on; they are the lost legions of World War I. Here, at last, their story is told: the story of ordinary men, from manual workers to clerks and solicitors, who became soldiers, fought and{u2014}for those who survived{u2014}went home. In this groundbreaking work, Ilana Bet-El explains their absence from the imagery of the war. She reconstructs the daily life of soldiers on the Western Front as we are told, in the conscripts{u2019} own words, of the grim reality of dirt and lice and hunger, the mysteries of army pay and military discipline, and the joys of leave and cigarettes. It is a compelling journey back in time, which restores these men to the public image of the Great War by rediscovering the "forgotten memory" of Britain{u2019}s conscript army
Cataloging source
CtWfDGI
Dewey number
940.4/1241
Index
no index present
LC call number
D546
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Target audience
adult
Conscripts, Ilana Bet-El, (electronic resource)
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Conscripts, Ilana Bet-El, (electronic resource)
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Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
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Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocm00000015
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Extent
1 online resource (264 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access limited to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9780752499932
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Other control number
9780752499932
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System details
System requirements: Adobe Digital editions

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