Digging the Trenches: The Archaeology of the Western Front by Andrew Robertshaw

By Andrew Robertshaw

Digging the Trenches: The Archaeology of the Western entrance КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ name: Digging the Trenches: The Archaeology of the Western entrance Authors: Andrew Robertshaw, David Kenyon writer: Pen & Sword army 12 months: 2008 ISBN: 1844156710 Pages: 208 layout: PDF Language: English dimension: 102 MbModern examine tools - archaeological, historic, forensic - have remodeled our view of the previous. this can be very true of the historical past of the nice battle. during this, the 1st finished survey of this fascinating new box, Andrew Robertshaw and David Kenyon introduce the reader to the recommendations which are hired and list, in brilliant aspect, a number of the impressive tasks which have been undertaken. They exhibit how archaeology can be utilized to bare the placement of trenches, dugouts and different battlefield gains and to rediscover what existence at the Western entrance was once rather like. they usually exhibit how person squaddies are themselves a part of the tale, for forensic research of the battle useless is now so hugely constructed that people will be pointed out and their destiny found. Hotfile UploadingDepositfiles eighty five

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See, for example, "To T. , 1973), ed. Charles Carrington, 2933. 11. T. , (footnote continued on next page) Page 7 The image of a female counterpart of Tommy Atkins has also been invoked to emphasize the significance of the war experience of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC), through which women entered into the military forces in Britain in World War I, albeit in clerical and service positions. 13 But the number of WAACs was a small fraction of the women who entered the munitions factories.

Ministry of Reconstruction, Report of the Women's Employment Committee, Cd. 9239, 1919, 8. Report of the Inteligence and Record Section, Public Record Office (hereafter PRO), MUN 2/27, 12 February 1916. 5 There is no exact statistic of the number of women employed in munitions work in World War I. Probably the most useful figures were those compiled by the War Cabinet Committee on Women in Industry, which was commissioned in 1918 and reported the following year. It calculated that the number of women employed in industry increased between July 1914 and July 1918 by 792,000 from 2,178,600 to 2,970,600.

11. Lady Maud and the taxi driver. Cartoon from Punch, 1918. 12. " Postcard issued for the war bond campaign by the National War Savings Committee. Page xi Tables 1. Number of Females Employed in Different Industries, 191418 25 2. Breakdown of Women Munitions Workers by Area of Work 31 3. Births per 1,000 of Total Population, 191320 147 4. Marriages per 1,000 of Total Population, 191320 154 Page xiii Acknowledgments For the study of British women's work in World War I, the outstanding collection of documents is that of the Women's Work Collection at the Imperial War Museum.

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