Commitment and Sacrifice: Personal Diaries from the Great War by
Call Number: Van Pelt Library. D640.A2 C65 2015
Publication Date: 2015
Five previously unpublished diaries of five participants in the First World War and a republication of a sixth that address the war on the Western front and the Mediterranean, as well as behind the lines on the home front: a British sapper who dug tunnels beneath the trenches of the Western Front; a French infantry officer; an American volunteer ambulance driver ; a German businessman caught in England upon the war's outbreak and interned there for the duration; a New Zealand artilleryman; and a German machine gunner, captured and held as a prisoner of war.