European History: First World War

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  • Cover scan of Angels Of Mercy
    Angels Of Mercy: A Woman's Hospital On The Western Front, 1914-1918
    Eileen Crofton - Paperback - Birlinn
    This story relates the wartime experiences of a group of women who ran a hospital near the trenches during World War I, often under conditions of great hardship. Told largely through letters home and diaries, it throws light on wartime conditions and the cause of women's suffrage.
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    Healing The Nation: Prisoners Of War, Medicine And Nationalism In Turkey, 1914-1939
    Yucel Yanikdag - Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
    Yucei Yanikdag explores how, during the Great War, Ottoman prisoners of war and military doctors discursively constructed their nation as a community, and at the same time attempted to exclude certain groups from that nation. Those excluded were not always the ethnic or religious Other as might be expected. They frequently included the internal Other in different guises.
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    The Women Of Royaumont: A Scottish Women's Hospital On The Western Front
    Eileen Crofton - Paperback - John Donald
    This is the story of the wartime experiences of a group of women who ran a field hospital near the trenches during World War I, often under conditions of great hardship. Drawing on the women's diaries and letters home, the text paints a picture of life in this key wartime hospital.
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    The Grand Scuttle: The Sinking Of The German Fleet At Scapa Flow In 1919
    Dan Van der Vat - Paperback - Birlinn
    The scuttling of the German fleet at Scapa Flow has beome folk legend in both Germany and Britain. This book retells the story, with contemporary photographs and eye-witness accounts, and an interesting new perspective.
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    The Good Soldier: The Biography Of Douglas Haig
    Gary Mead - Paperback - Atlantic
    Rather than vilify Haig as a donkey who sent lions to the slaughter, this book demonstrates that Haig was very much the product of late Victorian Britain and its army. It looks at his early life and army career as well as covering the First World War and Haig's work on behalf of ex-servicemen's organizations.
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    The Good Soldier: The Biography Of Douglas Haig
    Gary Mead - Hardback - Atlantic
    Rather than vilify Haig as a donkey who sent lions to the slaughter, this book demonstrates that Haig was very much the product of late Victorian Britain and its army. It looks at his early life and army career as well as covering the First World War and Haig's work on behalf of ex-servicemen's organizations.
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    Scottish Voices From The Great War
    Derek Young - Paperback - Tempus
    Using letters, diaries and first-hand accounts together with original photographs, Derek Young presents the real story of Scotland's soldiers in the First World War.
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    Private 12768: Memoir Of A Tommy
    John Jackson - Paperback - Tempus
    This text contains a newly discovered account of life in the trenches that challenges our perception of how British troops viewed the First World War.
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    Cox's Navy: Salvaging The German High Seas Fleet At Scapa Flow 1924-1931
    Tony Booth - Hardback - Pen & Sword Maritime
    On a mid-summer's day in 1919, the interned German Grand Fleet was scuttled by their crews at Scapa Flow in the Orkney Islands. This book describes the biggest salvage operation ever undertaken, and the role played by Ernest Cox, a Wolverhampton-born scrap merchant.
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    McCrae's Battalion: The Story Of The 16th Royal Scots
    Jack Alexander - Paperback - Mainstream
    After 12 years of exacting historical detective work, Jack Alexander has reclaimed the 16th Royal Scots for posterity. This book draws upon interviews with veterans and an archive of letters, diaries and photographs, assembled from the families of more than 1000 of Sir George McCrae's men.

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