Shawn Bird's Reviews > Ghosts have warm hands: A memoir of the Great War, 1916-1919

Ghosts have warm hands by Will R. Bird
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Jul 14, 2012

really liked it
bookshelves: canadian

For a historian or genealogist, there is a depth of richness here. Bird detailed his life in the trenches with journals. He wrote about poor management, gruesome deaths, small delights, and in so doing has left a remarkable record of World War One from the perspective of a Canadian soldier. It's not easy reading, but it's interesting stuff for a scholar or researcher.

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