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Army Wives

From Crimea to Afghanistan: the Real Lives of Women Behind the Men of Uniform

Midge Gillies

Through the centuries, army wives have had to contend with anxiety, separation, injury, bereavement, post-traumatic stress, and the struggle to maintain a normal home life in abnormal circumstances. Using interviews, letters and diaries, this remarkable history gives them a voice, sometimes for the first time. It traces their experiences from the Crimean War – the last in which wives followed their husbands to the front – to the new breed of independent women supporting their men through the war in Afghanistan.
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  • Publisher: Aurum
  • Year: 2016
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 400pp
  • Illustrated: Yes
  • Dimensions: 240x162mm
  • ISBN: 9781781312896
  • Condition: New
  • Weight: 0.8kg
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