Irish Voices from the Great War

Irish Voices from the Great War

by Myles Dungan
     
 

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Up to half a million Irishmen and women participated in the Great War. Until very recently only the sacrifices made by roughly a third of their number were remembered and commemorated with any pride or regret. This book seeks to redress this neglect. Drawing on their diaries, letters, literary works and oral accounts of soldiers, it tells some of the personal stories… See more details below

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Up to half a million Irishmen and women participated in the Great War. Until very recently only the sacrifices made by roughly a third of their number were remembered and commemorated with any pride or regret. This book seeks to redress this neglect. Drawing on their diaries, letters, literary works and oral accounts of soldiers, it tells some of the personal stories of what Irishmen, Unionist and Nationalist, went through during the Great War and how, ironically, many of them drew closer together during that horror, than at any time since.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780716525738
Publisher:
Irish Academic Press
Publication date:
02/01/1995
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
224

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