Chronicle of Youth: Great War Diary, 1913-1917

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Vera Brittain's bestselling "Testament of Youth" was based on her actual diaries-which have far greater intimacy and immediacy than the book extracted from them. Beginning in the carefree summer of 1913, she follows the shocking onset of war, and the tragic loss of her brother, her fiance, and most of their young set in the horror that was WWI. Vera herself abandoned Oxford to train as a nurse, and spent the rest of the War tending the wounded-including German POWs. Written in London, Malta, and France, they capture all the ...

Chronicle of Youth: Great War Diary, 1913-1917 2003, Phoenix Press (CA), London, England

ISBN-13: 9781842125427

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