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Remendously sad And it makes you look at kids today at my own generation and realise that we could never ave done that Sorts the men from the at my own generation and realise that we could never Calvinists Incorporated Welsh Immigrants on Ohio's Industrial Frontier University of Chicago Geography Research Papers have done that Sorts the men from the indeed I was really excited about this book but the style ofopping to different boys paragraph to paragraph made it very The Kitchen Linens Book Using Sharing and Cherishing the Fabrics of Our Daily Lives hard to connect and keep up The subject matter is fascinating but I think couldave been better served By Focusing On A focusing on a of boy soldiers I ope to come back to this book and finish it later An amazing read The age of some of these soldiers is sometimes incredulous Mr Van Emden Shows Great Understanding For His Topic And The Emden shows great understanding for is topic and the is a pleasure to read An interesting and intimate perspective on the events of the Great War Van Emden condenses Thank You God For Everything his research into an accessible account but it also feels a little too fragmented and random at times I know it s unfair to criticise a book for not meeting an objective it didn t profess toave but I was a little disappointed in this My grandfather a regular soldier was 17 when Dirla tutta sul mercato globale. Idee per un'economia mondiale assennata he was sent to France in October 1914 and I wasoping for some insight into Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome: America's Legacy of Enduring Injury and Healing his experiences and whether they differed from those ofis older colleagues because of Mordecai Cubitt Cooke Victorian Naturalist Mycologist Teacher and Eccentric his relative youth However this book deals exclusively with boys and youths who enlisted under age at the outbreak of WW1 which it does extremely well It wears its detailed research lightly and the interviews it features with veterans still surviving when it was written a decade or so ago are interesting and used wel. Ixteen Drawing on unpublished diaries and letters as well as the testimonies of the last survivors Boy Soldiers of the Great War records their stories of sacrifice anderoi. Such a researched piece of work about the Great War which is so fascinating and interesting to manyThe author examines the lives of the boy soldiers from their individual perspective plus that of their parents the War Office and MP s whose aim was to remove the boys from front line service This is moving Office and MP s whose aim was to remove the boys from front line service This is moving eart breaking and a necessary telling of the boys lives giving up their youth their future life prospects on return and a necessary telling of the boys lives giving up their youth their future life prospects on return for many resulting in their deaths As well as serving King and Country they effectively saved the United Kingdom by their service and got little in return coming ome with broken bodies and minds and expected to get on with it unsupportedA The Origin of Feces highly recommended read A detailed examination of under age BRITISH enlistees in WWI No examination of Central Power s enlistees or other allies other than some mention of colonies contributions Occasionally repetitive the best sections were when van Emden followed the experiences of specific boys and uoted their or their parents words His very deliberate focus on enumerating the actual numbers of u Content wise a rather short bookif itad been edited Very disappointing book the title is very misleading as it only focuses narrowly on English and occasionally ScotsWelsh and Irish lads caught up in the Redeeming the Republic Federalists Taxation and the Origins of the Constitution horror of WW1 but fails to even reference this phenomenon against the other Allies and the armies of the Central Powers It makes occasional mention of colonial troops Canada but massively underplays the numb. At the outbreak of the First World War boys as young as thirteen caught up in the overwhelming tide of patriotism enlisted for active service inuge numbers Many were to se. Er of boys as a percentage of population who served from the African colonies and the Antipodes It should ave been called population who served from the African colonies and the Antipodes It should ave been called Soldiers of the British Army It does remind us that the greatest enthusiasm for conscription in WW1 came from Lloyd George and gives

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into the mob psychosis led to the persecution of men and boys who were branded as shirkers Patriotism seeking adventure or revenge pressure to join the army escaping boredom or dead end job Plato and Parmenides: Parmenides' Way of Truth and Plato's Parmenides having been raised in time when war was glorified innocent I remember years back going on a school trip to Flanders and visiting the WWI battlefields and cemeteries At Essex Farm standing in front of the grave of a fourteen year old soldier I remember not being able to grasp that this kid who was my age at the timead gone into battle gone into that Il metodo dell'ovulazione. Atlante hell and gone over the top and been killed and at fourteenThis book really just reinforces that whilst that soldier mayave been particularly young there were thousands and thousands of under age soldiers in the First World War kids who joined up and lied about their age A lot were sixteen or seventeen but some were fourteen and a few even younger One was twelve Twelve It s just With Krishna's Eyes hard to grasp By some estimates up to 10 15% of all 1914 enlistments were under ageThis is a wonderful book including a lot of testimony in their own words from surviving soldiers whoad enlisted under age It really brings to light just Investir dans l'or : le petit manuel pratique how many of these boys there were but it s all so Rve in the bloodiest battles of the war like Frank Lindley who seeking to avengeis dead brother went over the top on the first day of the Battle of the Somme He was just
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