In typing up the diary, which was written in quite a number of exercise books of different sizes, i have endeavoured to type just what was written to it it is possible some place names are incorrect as there were some unfamiliar to me and even though i am, of course, very familiar with my father's writing, some of his letters can. The 1917 wartime diary of private samuel henry brown diary of 2nd lieutenant bernard james glynn wartime letter from captain bellenden s hutcheson the 1918 wartime diary of private charles robert bottomley first world war journal and poems of pte frank walker a christmas. He was in cyprus and egypt in the first world war and it is hoped that further investigation into his military career will show where his and sergeant moriarty's paths i hope you will find the diary and first hand reports and historical extracts enlightening in some cases moving diary entries 25 april to 13 july 1915. Mary hill of st paul kept a series of diary entries that give insight into the home front of the first world war as the wife of railroad magnate james hill, she often writes of trips to new york and luncheons typical of the elite however, she was also active in the american red cross and other charities, and. This mini series of lessons helps students to write a world war one diary entry and newspaper article using emotive writing tips and helps improve their creative writing writing these lively, engaging set of four writing resources help enthuse students by encouraging them to write emotively as a soldier during the war. Some wrote down for posterity what these experiences were and as time has moved on from world war one more and more of these written documents – frequently in the form of a diary – have come to light others wrote about their experiences in book-form on the british side “goodbye to all that by robert graves is. After world war i, institutions like the australian war memorial and the state library of victoria offered their services as receiving archives for families who wished encouraged members of their families who fought to compile their reflections and diary entries into bound volumes or submit the original pocket diaries of their.
Wwi medical memoirs and diaries from a surgeon's journal 1915-1918 the wartime journal of dr harvey cushing, the famous neurosurgeon who served during the war with the harvard unit at the ambulance américaine the military memoirs of dr dark 1915 - 1919 dr eric payton dark, mc. The british national archives is posting 15 million pages of world war i diaries online the personal accounts provide new insight into the lives of the troops who fought the war that began 100 years ago everywhere the same hard, grim, pitiless sight of battle and war, reads one entry. Excerpts from a diary written on the frontline during world war one are being published online - one entry each day. Wwi diaries are some of the most requested documents in the national archives, but until now they've only been available on paper users are asked to take notes of particular data points—the date of the entry, whether the entry lists casualties, what people it mentions, if it has a map and more.
The terror and devastation faced by millions during world war ii is essentially unimaginable perhaps the closest we can come is through the eyewitness acc. Please rate and comment on my two diary entries of my trench diary btw, i am in yr9 and i am taking history next year please comment thanks 17th february 1916 dear diary, it has just gone past 5am and i am lying still underneath my rat- infested blanket i am writing my first ever diary entry, using the.
Volunteer: harry drinkwater, pictured, recorded the horrors of the first world war in vivid diary entries after volunteering as an army private following the outbreak of world war i in 1914, former grammar-school boy harry drinkwater, 25, joined a 'pals battalion' — so-called because the men were. School pupils examine diaries written during the war years and discuss what we can learn from them the value of first-hand accounts and primary source materials is illustrated a dramatic monologue introduces kathleen jane morgan, 22 years old, who reads the final entry from her husband's diary, kept.
Animals in world war i/journal entry project how animals were used in the war effort and what it was like having an animal friend during world war i in the following assignment, you will look at some primary source photographs from the great war (world war i) with descriptions and links you will study these examples.
Eric rapkins' world war i diary is a harrowing account of the 1915 gallipoli landing and the five days that followed his entries are at times candid and at times gut-wrenching now his grandson john rapkins shares those recollections. Diary entries from 1916 by a woman writing about her soldier son missing during world war one have been launched in an online database. First world warcom - a multimedia history of world war one with the advent of the world wide web, an opportunity arose for the descendants of many survivors to publish fragments of diary entries for the education and interest of others this section of the website brings together a collection of such pages also featured. Last friday i wrote about killing my darlings which resulted in deleting the first eleven chapters of time & regret but then i had another thought perhaps some of the materials would make a good blog post or two within those eleven chapters were excerpts from a wwi diary written by grace hansen's.