The World Upturning: Elsie Henry's Irish Wartime Diaries, 1913-1919

by ,

Write The First Customer Review

Elsie Henry's diaries from 1913-1919 are a personal record of wartime life in Ireland and of her own work at the Red Cross depot at the College of Science in Dublin. She writes of her concerns for her brothers and for her friends fighting in World War I with the British and Canadian forces in France and Mesopotamia, as well as of her father's war work in London. These diaries, which began in the first year of her residence in Ireland and continued as a war record, display information received daily by an ordinary citizen ...