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A War in Words By Svetlana Palmer

A War in Words

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This volume is a portrait of World War I through the letters and diaries of its participants, uncovered during extensive research across 28 countries for the Channel 4 ten-part series, "The First World War", to be shown during autumn 2003.

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A War in Words by Svetlana Palmer

This is a portrait of World War I through the letters and diaries of its participants, recently uncovered during extensive research across 28 countries for the 10-part Channel 4 series, "The First World War", showing during autumn 2003. Combatants, eyewitnesses and victims talk directly to us from within the war itself and from all sides of the conflict. Their testimony - from that of one of Franz Ferdinand's assassins, to the final entry from a French soldier as he revisits the battlefield in 1919 - recounts the complex history of a war whose repercussions changed the world irrevocably.

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About Svetlana Palmer


Sarah Wallis has worked as a researcher and producer on a number of contemporary and historical films about Europe, including the BBC's award-winning People's Century. Svetlana Palmer was born in Moscow and educated in Russia and Britain, where she has lived since 1990. She too is a researcher and producer and her credits include The Cold War and The Second World War In Colour. This is their first book.

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GOR001678017
A War in Words by Svetlana Palmer
Svetlana Palmer
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Simon & Schuster Ltd
2003-09-11
352
0743248317
9780743248310
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