Features rare images, many of which have not been seen since the war. Fills key areas in the overall account of the experience of the First World War in Northumberland and the north of England. Armstrong describes the effect that the war had on a small county town, especially the attitudes towards the military. Counters the argument that many agricultural workers were slow or reluctant to enlist and describes the efforts and contributions of civilian volunteers to the war effort inNorthumberland.
Product Code: BKAIGW1
Author: Craig Armstrong