The First World War claimed over 995,000 British lives, and its legacy continues to be remembered today. Great War Britain: Oxfordshire offers an intimate portrait of the couny and its people living in the shadow of the Great War for five years. A beautifully illustrated and highly accessible volume, it epxlores the county's regiments, the background and fate of the area's men on the frontline, the changing face of industry, the vital role of women, conscientious objectors, hospitals for the wounded and rehabilitations, peace celebrations, the fallen heroes and war memorials. The Great War story of Oxfordshire is told through the voices of those who were there and is vividly illustrated through evocative images.
- Publication Date:
- 15 / 08 / 2014