Sunday, 16 March 2014

"Mr. Punch's History Of The Great War" Published By Cassell And Company, Ltd London 1920 Part 1

With the hundredth anniversary of World War I coming up this year I thought this book will be of some interest. It came out in 1919 (my copy is of the 9th edition) so I suppose it carries the views and attitudes of its time and is obviously very patriotic and quite biased towards the British perspective. Still, it has some funny moments even though there was nothing to laugh about in all the senseless massacres of that war.

This one is by Henry Mayo Bateman (1887-1970), biography here:

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