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Nottingham in the Great War (Paperback)

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By Carol Lovejoy Edwards
Imprint: Pen & Sword Military
Series: Your Towns & Cities in The Great War
Pages: 160
ISBN: 9781783831906
Published: 16th April 2015



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The years 1914-1918 cost many lives in the trenches of France and Belgium. Those trenches and the battles that were fought from them are well documented. But back home in towns and cities up and down the United Kingdom death and desperation were also apparent. Those left behind to carry on suffered from harsh winters, lack of food and fuel and flu epidemics. This is the story of the struggles of ordinary people with their everyday lives. It includes the opportunities presented to the criminal fraternity and the contribution that women made to the war effort by filling men's jobs and providing a home for the men to return to. If they were lucky enough to come home from the war.

Part of the excellent 'Your Towns & Cities in the Great War' series, this volume takes a detailed look at the largely unexplored history of the city. It tells the story of the ordinary people trying to continue their everyday lives in the face of terrible losses, how they coped and even excelled, the contribution made to the war effort by women who filled men's jobs, the children who sacrificed their education to work on the land, and of the opportunities provided to the local criminal fraternity.

The Great War Magazine

'... the author weaves fascinating tales of the war from a different perspective, culminating in victory and peace.'

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About Carol Lovejoy Edwards

Carol Lovejoy Edwards is a lawyer whose passions are writing and history. Carol likes nothing better than poking around in Nottinghamshire Archives or one of Nottinghamshires libraries on her days off. Carol has combined her two passions in this telling of the town of Mansfield 191418.

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