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Englishmen at war

a social history in letters, 1450-1900

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Published by Alan Sutton in Stroud, Gloucestershire, Dover, NH .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Soldiers -- Great Britain -- Correspondence.,
    • Letter writing -- History -- Sources.,
    • English letters.,
    • Great Britain -- History, Military -- Sources.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 357-365) and index.

      Statement[edited by] Ernest Sanger ; with a foreword by Sir Anthony Farrar-Hockley.
      ContributionsSanger, Ernest.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA65 .E54 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 370 p., [14] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages370
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1162903M
      ISBN 100750901608
      LC Control Number94142495
      OCLC/WorldCa28272329

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        The fragile Englishmen I remembered a fine book written with a controlled passion, three short lives of young men born in , and who all committed suicide, or virtually did so, at.   Directed by Tom Harper. With Ben Chaplin, Phoebe Fox, Shaun Evans, Sophie Okonedo. Eight UK government officials act out their potential response and decisions in a simulated war game scenario in which escalation of nuclear threat between India and Pakistan leads to nuclear war and quite likely the end of the world/10().


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