The Home Front: Sheffield in the First World War


By: Scott C Lomax
Supplied by: Pen and Sword

Format: Paperback
Pages: 258
ISBN: 9781781592960
Published: 15th January 2014
RRP / Print Price: £14.99

Current purchase price:
£10.49

The Home Front: Sheffield in the First World War

The First World War saw many changes to Sheffield that have helped shape what the city is today. It is apt that as we mark the centenary of the outbreak of the war, whilst paying our respects to those who were killed serving our country, we recognise the impact that the war had on those at home.

This brand new publication details the human experiences, thoughts, concerns, fears and hopes of a city during one of the most important periods in its history, including the run up to war and the reaction to its outbreak; the efforts of those who could not fight; industry and how workers were instrumental in creating the weapons and tools that would help Britain win the war, along with the city's role in treating and entertaining wounded soldiers and the role of the University of Sheffield and the effect of the war on education. The part women played in the munitions factories plus a devestating Zeppelin raid over Sheffield are also covered in detail.

For the first time in its history, Sheffield realised that the horrors of war were not confined to overseas battles but that they could be witnessed and experienced in their own neighbourhoods.

As seen in The Yorkshire Post, Sheffield Telegraph, The Star (Sheffield), Bradway Bugle and Grapevine Magazine.

 

 




Some books that may interest you

Female Railway Workers in World War II
Female Railway Workers in World War II
By: Susan Major

Walking The London Blitz
Walking The London Blitz
By: Clive Harris

After Jutland
After Jutland
By: James Goldrick

The Armies of Ancient Persia: The Sassanians
The Armies of Ancient Persia: The Sassanians
By: Kaveh Farrokh

Without Tradition
Without Tradition
By: Robert Peatling

The Lusitania Saga and Myth
The Lusitania Saga and Myth
By: David Ramsay

1918: The Last Act
1918: The Last Act
By: Barrie Pit

Women Who Spied
Women Who Spied
By: A. A. Hoehling

RAF in Camera: 1960s
RAF in Camera: 1960s
By: Keith Wilson



Quick Find
 
Use keywords to find the book you are looking for.
Advanced Search

Information
Contact Us

Disclosure: Military History books are affiliates of the suppliers on this website and will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase.


123 Reg - Jargon-free products that make it easy for anyone to get their business online.