Tommy

The British Soldier on the Western Front
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Author(s): Richard Holmes
Genre: History
Original Publish Date: Dec 21, 2011
Product Number: EB00609468
Released: May 17, 2015
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9780007383481
Publisher: HarperPress
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Description

Groundbreaking and critically-acclaimed, Tommy is the first history of World War I to place the British soldier who fought in the trenches centre-stage. Tommy tells the story of an epic and terrible war through the letters, diaries and memories of those who fought it. Epitomised by the character of Sgt Tommy Atkins, Richard Holmes portrays the strength and fallibility of the human spirit, the individuals behind the epic conflict, and their legacy.

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