A young soldier's honest portrayal, told through letters home and a frank journal, of his enthusiasm for the 1914 recruitment campaign, and joining up - followed by the disillusionment and degradation of soldiering in the trenches of World War I. Sixteen-year-old Sydney is overwhelmed by the excitement of the 1914 recruitment campaigns and the bravado of men leaving for the Great War. Bursting with enthusiasm, he runs away to join up, but soon finds himself a long way from home in a frontline trench where reality - and the ...

One Boy's War 2010, Frances Lincoln Childrens Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781847801265

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One Boy's War 2009, Lincoln Children's Books, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781845075286