Tommy: The British Soldier on the Western Front

by Richard Holmes (Author)
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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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Publication Date
December 21, 2011
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ISBN
9780007383481
Paper ISBN
9780007137527