Review: Deserters of the First World War: The Home Front, Yorkshire, UK

Author: Andrea Hetherington Publisher: Pen & Sword Military, 2021 Review by Peter L. Belmonte Publisher’s summary: The story of First World War deserters who were shot at dawn, then pardoned nearly a century later has often been told, but these 306 soldiers represent a tiny proportion of deserters. More than 80,000 cases of desertion and …

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