A War Unimagined: Food and the Rank and File Soldier of the First World War
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Duffett, Rachel - A War Unimagined: Food and the Rank and File Soldier of the First World War



Keywords:

army rations | emotion | file soldiers | First World War | food | rankers' writing

ISFWWS-Keywords:

Western Front | Soldiers and Combat | Britain | Published memoirs and biographies | Military organisation of combat | Economy

Abstract:

The literary legacy of the First World War has tended to ignore the mass of writing produced by its rank and file soldiers, whose perceptions, lack of writing skills and limited reflexivity did not, in general, s…

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Duffett, Rachel, “A War Unimagined: Food and the Rank and File Soldier of the First World War”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 17 August 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-3786_dlws1_nij9789004166585_i_383_18>
First published online: 2015



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