Britain s Last Tommies

Richard has spent the last 20 years interviewing and carefully recording the memories of over 270 veterans and this book is a culmination of his 20 years of work.

Britain   s Last Tommies

Britain s Last Tommies

The First World War as a living history is to all intents and purposes over. As of today February 2005, there are only twelve veterans from six million alive who served on the Western Front. Richard has spent the last 20 years interviewing and carefully recording the memories of over 270 veterans and this book is a culmination of his 20 years of work. The book will be an extraordinary collection of stories told by the veterans themselves but also through the author's memories of them: the remarkable, the sad, the funny, the moving. It will also feature an outstanding collection of photographs taken of the veterans as they were, as soldiers during the war together with recent images of almost all of these men, taken at home, back on the Western Front, at the final veterans' reunion, and at various investitures. Britain's Last Tommies will also offer a unique list of veterans, all of who individually hold the poignant title of being the last Gallipoli veteran, the last Royal Flying Corps veteran, the last Distinguished Conduct Medal holder, the last cavalryman, the last Prisoner of War.

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Britain’s Last Tommies
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Richard Van Emden
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-03-19 - Publisher: Pen and Sword

The First World War as a living history is to all intents and purposes over. As of today February 2005, there are only twelve veterans from six million alive who served on the Western Front. Richard has spent the last 20 years interviewing and carefully recording the memories of over
BritainÕs Last Tommies
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Richard Van Emden
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-03-19 - Publisher: Pen and Sword

The First World War as a living history is to all intents and purposes over. As of today February 2005, there are only twelve veterans from six million alive who served on the Western Front. Richard has spent the last 20 years interviewing and carefully recording the memories of over
Britains Last Tommies Signed Edition
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Richard Van Emden
Categories: History
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The Last Fighting Tommy
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Richard van Emden, Harry Patch
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-09-07 - Publisher: A&C Black

Harry Patch, the last British soldier alive to have fought in the trenches of the First World War, is one of very few people who can directly recall the horror of that conflict. Harry vividly remembers his childhood in the Somerset countryside of Edwardian England. He left school in 1913
Somme: Great War 100 Years
Language: en
Pages: 64
Authors: Nigel Cave, Richard van Emden, Tonie Holt, Valmai Holt
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-05-31 - Publisher: Pen and Sword

This publication, SOMME THE BATTLE 100 YEARS ON, has been published by Pen & Sword Books Ltd, with the purpose of creating an awareness and an interest in theSomme battles of 1916. For nearly thirty years, Pen & Sword Books Ltd has published numerous titles covering various Pals battalions formed

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