Moments in Hell

Moments in Hell

by Richard Harding Davis
     
 

ISBN-10: 1843312638

ISBN-13: 9781843312635

Pub. Date: 03/01/2007

Publisher: Wimbledon Publishing

A war correspondent's breathtaking account of early twentieth-century wars, including the Greek-Turkish War (1897) and the Spanish-American War (1898). These events have fallen into relative obscurity, following the two World Wars, yet remain important forces shaping modern politics. ‘Moments in Hell’ reveals the conflicting loyalties of the war

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Overview

A war correspondent's breathtaking account of early twentieth-century wars, including the Greek-Turkish War (1897) and the Spanish-American War (1898). These events have fallen into relative obscurity, following the two World Wars, yet remain important forces shaping modern politics. ‘Moments in Hell’ reveals the conflicting loyalties of the war correspondent, caught between political ideologies and personal suffering, and provides an enlightening background to recent conflicts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781843312635
Publisher:
Wimbledon Publishing
Publication date:
03/01/2007
Series:
Anthem Modern South Asian History Series
Edition description:
First Edition, 1
Pages:
164
Product dimensions:
5.06(w) x 7.81(h) x 0.35(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations; Introduction by Janine di Giovanni; The Cuban-Spanish War (1895-8): The Death of Rodriguez; The Greek-Turkish War (1897): The Battle of Velestinos; The Spanish-American War (1898); The South African War (1899-1902); The Japanese-Russian War (1904-5): Battles I Did Not See; A War Correspondent’s Kit; Appendix 1: A Price List During the Siege of Ladysmith, (1899-1900); Appendix 2: E. F. Knight’s Combination of Panniers and Bed

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