Meeting the Enemy: The Human Face of the Great War (Hardback)
  • Meeting the Enemy: The Human Face of the Great War (Hardback)
zoom

Meeting the Enemy: The Human Face of the Great War (Hardback)

(author)
1 Review Sign in to write a review
£20.00
Hardback Published: 15/08/2013
  • Not available

This product is currently unavailable

This product is currently unavailable.

  • This item has been added to your basket
A British soldier walked over to the German front line to deliver newspapers; British women married to Germans became 'enemy aliens' in their own country; a high-ranking British POW discussed his own troops' heroism with the Kaiser on the battlefield. Just three amazing stories of contact between the opposing sides in the Great War that eminent historian Richard van Emden has unearthed - incidents that show brutality, great humanity, and above all the bizarre nature of a conflict between two nations with long-standing ties of kinship and friendship. Meeting the Enemy reveals for the first time how contact was maintained on many levels throughout the War, and its stories, sometimes funny, often moving, give us a new perspective on the lives of ordinary men and women caught up in extraordinary events.

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
ISBN: 9781408821640
Weight: 809 g
Dimensions: 234 x 153 x 43 mm

You may also be interested in...

Goodbye to All That
Added to basket
The Sleepwalkers
Added to basket
Churchill's Wizards
Added to basket
Testament Of Youth
Added to basket
£14.99
Paperback
The Guns of August
Added to basket
Gallipoli
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
Storm of Steel
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
The Searchers
Added to basket
£25.00   £22.99
Hardback
Staring at God
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
The Times: The Joy of Railways
Added to basket
Ataturk
Added to basket
£14.99
Paperback
Churchill, Master and Commander
Added to basket
Where Poppies Blow
Added to basket
The World's War
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
The Shortest History of Germany
Added to basket

“Poignant history”

Richard Van Emden has great form when it comes to histories of WWI and this certainly doesn't disappoint. This is a history of all kinds of encounters between the British and the Germans during the war, and... More

Hardback edition
Helpful? Upvote 19

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.