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Richard Van Emden - Author


Richard van Emden has interviewed over 270 veterans of the Great War and has written fourteen books on the subject including Boy Soldiers of the Great War and The Last Fighting Tommy. He has also worked on more than a dozen television programmes on the First World War, including Britain's Last Tommies, Britain's Boy Soldiers, the award-winning Roses of No Man's Land, and most recently, War Horse: The Real Story. He lives in West London.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Richard Van Emden

Tommy's War The Western Front in Soldiers' Words and Photographs by Richard Van Emden
Tommy's War The Western Front in Soldiers' Words and Photographs
Richard Van Emden
Conventional histories of the Great War have tended to focus on the terrible attritional battles of Ypres, of Arras and of the Somme. What they do not tell us is what life was like for the ordinary soldier, what mattered...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/06/2014
Meeting the Enemy The Human Face of the Great War by Richard Van Emden
Meeting the Enemy The Human Face of the Great War
Richard Van Emden
Contact between Germany and England ranged from meetings in the trenches to the remarkable case of a PoW being allowed home to visit his dying mother. There was conflict within families and business, for the many Germans settled in this...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/04/2014

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