Journals Higher Education



Published: 03 August 2015

352 Pages | 13 illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199336074

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Commitment and Sacrifice

Personal Diaries from the Great War

Marilyn Shevin-Coetzee and Frans Coetzee

  • Includes five unpublished diaries and reprints a sixth, a classic account that has long been out of print
  • Provides a rare glimpse at the experience of civilian internment and of captivity as a prisoner of war in WWI
  • Breadth of coverage including two Germans, one Frenchman, one Englishman, one New Zealander, and one American
  • Provides personal perspectives on how individuals endured the physical and mental strain of modern warfare