Mud and Bodies: The War Diaries & Letters of Captain N A C by Mike Burns,Saul David PDF

By Mike Burns,Saul David

ISBN-10: 1459688104

ISBN-13: 9781459688100

ISBN-10: 1848326882

ISBN-13: 9781848326880

Neil Weir died in 1967, however it used to be now not until eventually 2009 that his grandson, Mike Burns, stumbled on his diary between a few packing containers he were left, and learnt that his grandfather had served as an officer within the tenth Battalion Argyll and Sutherland Highlander in the course of the First international struggle, seeing motion at bathrooms, the Somme and Vimy Ridge, in addition to in employees and coaching posts. It ends together with his paintings on the warfare place of work throughout the Russian Civil warfare of 1919–20.

In the diary, and the accompanying letters that have been accumulated from numerous individuals of the Weir relatives, we pay attention the genuine voice of a primary global struggle soldier and get an perception into his studies at the Western entrance and in other places.

Edited and with introductory textual content by way of Saul David, this e-book is without doubt one of the so much attention-grabbing bills ever released of the 1st global warfare as skilled by means of the lads who fought it.

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