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Remembering the Fallen of the First World War

Autor Sarah Ridley
en Limba Engleză Paperback – 15 oct 2019 – vârsta până la 17 ani
A moving and detailed look at how the dead of the First World War were commemorated, both during the war and in the years since 1918
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Specificații

ISBN-13: 9781445148342
ISBN-10: 144514834X
Pagini: 48
Dimensiuni: 211 x 266 x 3 mm
Greutate: 0.18 kg
Editura: Hachette Children's

Cuprins

  • 1: Introduction - For the Fallen
  • 1: The death of a soldier
  • 1: Burying a comrade
  • 1: Fabian Ware and Graves Registration Commission
  • 1: The Imperial War Graves Commission, 1917
  • 1: Cemetery design and features
  • 1: The headstones
  • 1: War over, work ahead
  • 1: The missing
  • 1: Pilgrimages and battlefield tours
  • 1: Peace Day and the Cenotaph
  • 1: Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday
  • 1: The Tomb of the Unknown Warrior
  • 1: Shrines and rolls of honour
  • 1: Rural war memorials
  • 1: Town and city war memorials
  • 1: Poppies
  • 1: Glossary/ advice on how to research a First World War soldier using Commonwealth War Graves Commission
  • 1: Index

Notă biografică

Born in Suffolk, Sarah Ridley lives on the Suffolk/Essex border and is a writer and editor of educational books for children and young people. Recently, a life-long interest in history has led her to write books about the First World War, inspired by reading letters written by soldiers who served in the conflict. Brothers at War tells the story of uncovering the material held in her own family's archives. Dear Jelly sets letters written by soldier brothers to their younger sisters at its core. Teenage children keep Sarah busy when she isn't tied to her computer, and she relaxes by walking along river estuaries close to her home.