[E-Book] À Zeppelin Letters: London during the First World War | By ↠ David Ransom
Jul 05, 2020 - 07:15 AMBy David Ransom

Both my grandfathers fought in the Great War, later known as the First World War, and both survived but only just One was nearly shot in the head during the Battle of the Somme a bullet passed right through his helmet, narrowly missing his head The other was almost shot in the heart He was saved thanks to the metal cigarette case in his breast pocket the bullet bouBoth my grandfathers fought in the Great War, later known as the First World War, and both survived but only just One was nearly shot in the head during the Battle of the Somme a bullet passed right through his helmet, narrowly missing his head The other was almost shot in the heart He was saved thanks to the metal cigarette case in his breast pocket the bullet bounced off it and into his arm He was left without the use of that arm, but it was a strange case of smoking saving his life I was under the mistaken impression that the home front was relatively peaceful during the Great War I knew that Londoners had suffered greatly during the Second World War Blitz, but I was very surprised to learn that another Blitz had occurred during the First World War It was certainly very frightening for civilians at the time, in fact they were outraged by the indiscriminate bombing which killed many innocent women and children Up to that point, war for the British was something usually only targeted at soldiers This book is a time machine I hope that, like me, you will be transported back 100 years by reading the personal letters, and viewing the cartoons and photographs from the First World War It was a frightening time, but still the great British sense of humour prevailed.
  • Title: Zeppelin Letters: London during the First World War
  • Author: David Ransom
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 477
  • Format: Kindle Edition

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Elizabeth Lloyd Jul 05, 2020 - 07:15 AM
Zeppelin Letters takes us to the Home Front during World War One, as we share the experiences of Londoners of the time, through the letters they wrote We read of the horror and fear when the Zeppelins, and later planes, came to bomb the city and gain understanding of the difficulties people had, finding food and going about their everyday lives I was surprised to discover how much disruptive and fatal bombing there was during a war when there were no air raid shelters.The letter writers were Mau [...]
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Zeppelin Letters: London during the First World War By David Ransom Both my grandfathers fought in the Great War, later known as the First World War, and both survived but only just One was nearly shot in the head during the Battle of the Somme a bullet passed right through his helmet, narrowly missing his head The other was almost shot in the heart He was saved thanks to the metal cigarette case in his breast pocket the bullet bouBoth my grandfathers fought in the Great War, later known as the First World War, and both survived but only just One was nearly shot in the head during the Battle of the Somme a bullet passed right through his helmet, narrowly missing his head The other was almost shot in the heart He was saved thanks to the metal cigarette case in his breast pocket the bullet bounced off it and into his arm He was left without the use of that arm, but it was a strange case of smoking saving his life I was under the mistaken impression that the home front was relatively peaceful during the Great War I knew that Londoners had suffered greatly during the Second World War Blitz, but I was very surprised to learn that another Blitz had occurred during the First World War It was certainly very frightening for civilians at the time, in fact they were outraged by the indiscriminate bombing which killed many innocent women and children Up to that point, war for the British was something usually only targeted at soldiers This book is a time machine I hope that, like me, you will be transported back 100 years by reading the personal letters, and viewing the cartoons and photographs from the First World War It was a frightening time, but still the great British sense of humour prevailed.

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