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One original war diary for almost every british army unit from 1914-1922 was given to the war office during the first world war now these war diaries are held by the. War diary of world war one starting from 1914 this war diary of world war one is an accurate day-by-day chronology of the events from sunday friday, june 28, 1914 with the assassination of archduke francis ferdinand and his wife at sarajevo and will end probably with the final closing of the hostilities in europe well after 1918. Extracts of a world war one soldiers' diary - 1917 - 1918 corporal ludvig gjenvick, company c, 346th infantry, aef aef army soldier ludvig gjenvick was a norwegian immigrant who arrived in america in 1913. Read diary entry 1 from the story world war 1 soldier by guardianofthenight (world's greatest guardian) with 926 reads letter, soldier, diary i have been in. One of the most graphic accounts of world war i, the diary of german author ernst jünger, has been published for the first time told spiegel online. Personal letters and diaries written by soldiers in the trenches in the first world war are being digitised and made one diary entry written on 12.
10 heartbreaking world war ii diary entries written by everyday people alex openshaw march 21, 2015 share 863 stumble 197 tweet pin 31 +1 31 share 1. Queensland's world war 1 centenary search for: categories qld faces of wwi collections ww1, ww1 diary ww browse queensland's world war 1 centenary. Examine the war diaries of the 92nd infantry brigade which provide a fascinating insight into ww1 british broadcasting corporation home world war one centenary.
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