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Ded they had nothing to return to That made me wonder what kind of world do we live in if men have to fight a war to find wonder what kind of world do we live in if men have to fight a war to find and loyaltyThe stories are short and readable with most a page long or less The longest are a few pages long Accounts about the same or similar events were grouped together making for a smooth read I love to #Read First Hand Accounts Of History So I Really Liked #first hand accounts of history so I really liked book It s refreshing to read the experiences of normal people and not ust soldiers either but also school children nurses and others I now have a few things to research that I didn t know about before such as the to research that I didn t know about before such as the of the City of Benares child transportAlso I was interested in one of the WWI accounts that was very similar to a scene in the movie 1917 involving a soldier taking some milk and later giving it to a woman who was caring for a baby I can t help but think the scene was inspired by that soldier s accountI do sort of wish the WWI and WWII accounts were separated into two halves but separating them by chapter wasn t the worst thing ever. Evocatively illustrated throughout with line drawings from the Imperial War Museum's archives it will appeal to anyone wanting to gain an insight into not only specific conflicts but the overarching and sometimes surprising effects of war in general Lest We Forget vividly ensures that the wartime experiences of ordinary people will never be forgotten. .

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Lest We Forget Forgotten Voices from a Century of WarS book captures many different perspectives on war There are British French German even Japanese voices from soldiers to children to medics to women There is an almost eual distribution of accounts of both World Wars and the accounts of WWII acover both the European and Asian wars The events #and emotions they capture are varied and organised #emotions they capture are varied and organised chapters like Grim Reality or The Fighting Spirit There are stories of optimism or dread at the start of each war of struggles with weather lack of food and death of hope from victories or words of encouragement of courage in the face of hopelessness and inspiration drawn from it of kindness from strangers and enemies and of rare moments of amusement and English Unlimited Level 3 Workbook Special Edition Saudi Edition joyOne thing that struck me was the lack ofoy the soldiers faced when they got leave to go home At home people couldn t relate to their experiences War was their real life and home was too sheltered and detached from the world outside They missed the earthiness of simple unity and brotherhood in the common struggle for survival When the wars en. Est conflicts of the 20th century The testaments of those who were there depict the horrors of war yet also provide inspiration with tales of enduring courage sacrifice and daring Arranged thematically into Chapters Such As Hope such as hope the kindness of strangers the human cost and brothers in arms it reveals the full scope of war in all its stark reality. and brothers in arms it reveals the full scope of war in all its stark reality.