By Richard Van Emden
The youngest soldier who fought within the nice conflict is assumed to were simply twelve years outdated. Many millions of different boys are recognized to have faked eye checks, inflated their small chests and stood on tiptoes to bluff their approach right into a warfare of unexpected horror. How and why such a lot of under-aged boys have been in a position to get to the battlefields is a fancy secret of worldwide warfare I, and till Richard van Emden's vintage account, mostly unexplored.
Boy squaddies of the nice struggle tells for the 1st time the very good tales of the lads who went to struggle for his or her state. Richard van Emden, having collected a special number of own stories and hitherto unpublished diaries and letters, brings to existence their tales of heroism and sacrifice.
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