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Now It Can Be Told

Narrated by: Matthew Lloyd Davies
Length: 19 hrs and 19 mins
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Summary

Sir Philip Gibbs served as one of five official British reporters during the First World War. In this book he relays the experiences of British soldiers and offers a detailed narrative of the events of World War I, while trying to draw broader conclusions about the nature of war and how it can be prevented in the future.

Public Domain (P)2018 Tantor

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Incredible

This is the best narrative of the first world war I've read to date, man's inhumanity and also his humanity is brought home, brutal, gritty and also very moving, brilliantly narrated, I recommend this book highly.

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  • 19-08-18

An unusually worthwhile listen.

I have a reasonably good lay knowledge of the political & military history of WW1: the archduke, trench warfare, etc. But this firsthand account by a British war correspondent who experienced the whole thing from beginning to end provides a much more personal and up-close account. Very worthwhile, and wonderfully written and performed.

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