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Epitaphs of The Great War: Passchendaele

Sarah Wearne

Inscriptions on the graves of the First World War dead were limited to 66 characters; a restriction that drove many to create compact, original and profound epitaphs, often relying on quotation or allusion. This book presents 100 headstone inscriptions for the dead of Passchendaele, giving details of the deceased, quoting the biblical or literary passages alluded to and explaining the contemporary meaning of the words, whether plain ‘He did his bit’, or the poetic ‘While the light lasts I shall remember. Georgina’.

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  • Publisher: Uniform
  • Year: 2017
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 132pp
  • Illustrated: Yes
  • Dimensions: 179x127mm
  • ISBN: 9781910500651
  • Condition: New
  • Weight: 0.3kg
Product code:
501663
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