Great War Diaries

Views on World War One based on letters written by 'normal' people on all sides

We’re used to getting views on World War One from generals, politicians and historians. How much more poignant these dramatic reconstructions are, based on letters written by ‘normal’ people on all sides – a Cossack girl following her father into battle, a Scottish nurse and a German woman who’s just lost her son, to name but three. Touching.