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Author Winkowski, Fred, author.

Title Trench talk, trench life : a beginner's guide to World War One / Fredric Winkowski ; foreword by Dr. Stephen Bull.

Edition First edition.
Hardcover edition.
Publication Info. New York ; London : Glitterati Incorporated, 2017.
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  940.5421 WIN    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  940.5421 WIN    AVAILABLE
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Description 160 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "This concise, handsomely illustrated, boots-on-the ground guide provides a unique introduction to life on the Western Front during World War I. Readers will learn about the drastic living circumstances of characters Tommy Atkins, Poilu, and Doughboy, respectively the foot soldiers of Britain, France, and the United States. We all know something of how these men existed in muddy trenches, subject to shelling, snipers and waiting for the next Big Push; but it is through the unique vocabulary of those troops, with their newly coined words, slang, and euphemisms that we can most easily enter their world. Readers will learn the meaning behind the long lost wartime language of these soldiers, with such words and phrases as: Black Hand Gang, Ace, Crummy, Barker, Dud, Come-alongs, Hush-hush, and Over the top. Based on extensive research, Trench Talk Trench Life is a wide-ranging and sympathetic look at the lives of initially patriotic, but ultimately tenacious front line soldiers of the Western Front."--provide by
Subject World War, 1914-1918.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Western Front.
World War, 1914-1918 -- History.
Added Author Bull, Stephen, 1963- author of foreword.
ISBN 1943876460 (hardcover)
9781943876464 (hardcover)
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