The Quick and the Dead : Fallen Soldiers and Their Families in the Great War Paperback
At the end of the First World War more than 192,000 wives had lost their husbands, and nearly 400,000 children had lost their fathers.
Few people remained unscathed. The Quick and the Dead pays tribute to the families who were left behind while their husbands, fathers and sons went off to fight, and the generations that followed.
Through a unique collection of more than fifty interviews, private diaries and a remarkable collection of unpublished letters written by the soldiers to their families back home, The Quick and the Dead is a history of those who are commonly forgotten and neglected when the fallen are remembered on Armistice Day.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 352 pages
- Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Publication Date: 01/06/2012
- Category: Biography: historical, political & military
- ISBN: 9781408822456