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Home Front 1914-1918: How Britain Survived the Great War

By: Ian F.W. Beckett

Price: $36.00

Publisher: The National Archives [United Kingdom]:

Seller ID: 365816

ISBN: 1903365813

Condition: 224 pages; 7 1/2" x 9 3/4", cloth, Cloth, The National Archives [United Kingdom]


Every war has its ‘home front’, but World War I - the ‘Great War’ - was the first to utterly transform civilian life. Not only did families risk their fathers and sons in active combat, but every member of society was mobilized in some way to contribute to the war effort. In the course of these eventful years the population experienced rationing, shortages, aerial bombing, thousands more women in work (known as ‘dilution’ of the workplace!), industrial unrest, a large influx of foreign refugees, and a host of other shocks. Even the king was not exempt: he... View more info

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The First World War: The Essential Guide to Sources in the UK National Archives

By: Ian F.W. Beckett

Price: $29.95

Publisher: The National Archives [United Kingdom]:

Seller ID: 365410

ISBN: 1903365414

Condition: 288 pages; 7 1/2" x 9 3/4", cloth, Cloth, The National Archives [United Kingdom]


288 pages; 7 1/2" x 9 3/4", cloth, Cloth, The National Archives [United Kingdom] View more info

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First World War Army Service Records: A Guide for Family Historians [Great Britain]

By: William Spencer

Price: $24.95

Publisher: The National Archives [United Kingdom]:

Edition: 4

Seller ID: 615261

ISBN: 1905615264

Condition: 160 pages; 7 1/2" x 9 3/4", paper, The National Archives [United Kingdom]


The National Archives’ celebrated First World War holdings include personal files of officers and other ranks, campaign medals, gallantry and meritorious service awards, courts martial and casualty lists. Its remarkable collection has records of Dominion forces and the Indian Army, the WAAC, the Royal Flying Corps and RAF, as well as auxiliary and nursing services.Over 10,000 individual unit war diaries cover all operational theatres of the British Army, while original trench maps illustrates areas from the Western Front to Salonica, Gallipoli to Mesopotamia, Palestine to Italy.... View more info