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Unknown Soldiers: The Story of the Missing of the First World War

By: Neil Hanson

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Knopf: May 2006

Seller ID: 48102

ISBN: 0307263703

Condition: Used - Good

The First World War was a conflict of unprecedented ferocity that unleashed such demons as mechanized warfare and mass death on the twentieth century. After the last shot was fired and the troops marched home, approximately three million soldiers remained unaccounted for. Some bodies were found, but they bore no trace of identification; many more men had been blown to smithereens or had simply vanished in battlefields where as many as a hundred shells had fallen on every square yard. An unassuming English chaplain first proposed a symbolic burial of one of those unknown soldiers in memory ... View more info