Soldier from the wars returning

by Charles Carrington

Publisher: McKay in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 287 Downloads: 694
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Places:

  • Great Britain.

Subjects:

  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Great Britain.,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, British.

Edition Notes

Statement[by] Charles Carrington.
GenrePersonal narratives, British.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD546 .C35 1965
The Physical Object
Pagination287 p.
Number of Pages287
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5951027M
LC Control Number65023832
OCLC/WorldCa1310368

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Part II “Soldier from the Wars Returning” 4 As If Nothing Had Ever Happened 5 Open Wounds 6 “It's Been a Long, Long Time” Part III Echoes of War 7 “The War's Over, Soldier” 8 Aftershocks 9 Picking Up the Pieces Author's Note Acknowledgments Selected Primary Sources Notes 5/5(8).

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Also what specific events does Carrington describe in the books. Thanks, Simon. A sympathetic, wide-ranging look at unseen casualties of World War II—those psychologically damaged by battle. The last battle of the men and women traumatized by combat was fought, writes Childers (History/Univ.

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Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | Contact this seller/5(). Carrington presents a case-study of a young soldier, himself, on the Western front during the First War.

It is a worm's eye view, although Carrington was a teen-age English officer. He triangulates his experience by comparing it with his duty as a staff officer during the Second War. The first draft of this book was published inbut Carrington now feels that his Second War staff.

Charles Edmund Carrington, MC (21 April — 21 June ) was a scholar, Professor of History at Cambridge University, Educational Secretary to Cambridge University Press and a historian specialising in the British Empire and Commonwealth, a Professor of Commonwealth Relations at the Royal Institute of International Affairs and the author of a number of books.

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