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The Western Front free pdf The Western Front concentrates on the personal stories of Irish soldiers who fought in World War One, chronicling the experiences of officers and soldiers who served on the Front from recruitment, through training, to their experiences on the battlefields. These individual experiences are set within the wider context of the service and the military experiences of the various Irish regiments of the British Army to give a fascinating picture of life on the front line. This is the human story at the heart of a war that cost the lives of 35,000 Irishmen. From the Introduction 'This book seeks to free from archives ...the voices of officers and men who served in the Irish regiments, both Northern and Southern, in the First World War. The goal is to give readers an insight into the experiences, thoughts, hopes and fears of those who served ...It attempts to take the reader through the experience of enlistment and training, of life behind and in the trenches, and of the battles fought and losses mourned. This book is about the experiences of ordinary Irishmen in an extraordinary and terrible war.'

About William Sheehan

Dr William Sheehan is one of Ireland's leading military historians. He has taught at NUI Maynooth, UCC, Griffith College Cork and the Open University. He is the author of A Hard Local War: The British Army, Guerrilla War in Cork and British Voices from the Irish War of Independence.

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Author : William Sheehan
Publisher : Gill
Data Published : 19 September 2011
ISBN : 071714786X
EAN : 9780717147861
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 256 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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