Blood and Thunder: The Boys from Eton College and the First World War

Blood and Thunder: The Boys from Eton College and the First World War

Alexandra J. Churchill


a photo of 3 associates at the soccer box, taken in 1912. lower than 5 years later all 3 will be killed and buried underneath the fields of Belgium. This tale is common of many schoolboys throughout Britain who signed up for or have been conscripted to struggle within the First global struggle. during this groundbreaking new e-book, historian Alexandra Churchill tells the tale of the nice battle throughout the awesome band of brothers from Britain's most renowned public institution, Eton, following them as they stepped out of the school room, into the military and onto the battlefields earlier than they'd left their teenage years in the back of. starting at the banks of the Thames as they labored and performed in privilege, the ghastly realities of warfare are retold in those relocating pages.

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