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Love Tommy : letters home, from the Great War to the present day
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Published:
Oxford ; Long Island City, New York : Osprey, 2012.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
255 pages : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Status:
Main Library - Adult Non-Fiction
355.009 R6432L
Description
A legacy of an empire and a nation at war, Love Tommy, is a collection of letters housed at the Imperial War Museum sent by British and Commonwealth troops from Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa from the frontline of war to their loved ones at home. Poignant expressions of love, hope and fear sit alongside amusing anecdotes, grumbles about rations and thoughtful reflections, eloquently revealing how despite the passage of time many experiences of the fighting man are shared in countless wars and battles. From the muddy trenches of the Somme to frozen ground of the Falklands to the heat and dust of Helmand today, these letters are the ordinary soldier's testament to life on the frontline.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9781849087919, 1849087911

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Published in association with the Imperial War Museum.
General Note
Includes index.
Description
A collection of letters housed at the Imperial War Museum sent by British and Commonwealth troops from Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa from the frontline of war to their loved ones at home. Poignant expressions of love, hope and fear sit alongside amusing anecdotes, grumbles about rations and thoughtful reflections, eloquently revealing how despite the passage of time many experiences of the fighting man are shared in countless wars and battles.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Roberts, A. (2012). Love Tommy: letters home, from the Great War to the present day. Oxford ; Long Island City, New York: Osprey.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Roberts, Andrew, 1963-. 2012. Love Tommy: Letters Home, From the Great War to the Present Day. Oxford ; Long Island City, New York: Osprey.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Roberts, Andrew, 1963-, Love Tommy: Letters Home, From the Great War to the Present Day. Oxford ; Long Island City, New York: Osprey, 2012.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Roberts, Andrew. Love Tommy: Letters Home, From the Great War to the Present Day. Oxford ; Long Island City, New York: Osprey, 2012. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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