Our War Ireland and The Great War
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Our war: Ireland and the Great War provides an Irish perspective on the Great War, which saw over 200,000 Irish soldiers fighting and over 30,000 dying. It relays the experience of ordinary irish people during the conflict and chronicles the effects this war had, and still has, on Irish society. the lives and deaths of soldiers in the trenches, volunteer nurses, women, politicians and the workforce are all examined. Archival letters, diaries, wills and illustration are reproducer, which document the pride. fear, anxiety and sorrow felt by soldiers, nurses, sweethearts, families and friends.