Part II: Arrival on the Western Front
Jane Mattisson Ekstam of Kristianstad University reviews An American on the Western Front for Roads to the Great War.
Co-author Patrick Gregory answers four fascinating questions about the book.
Andy Moreton for Centenary News describes why he thinks that the book is ‘a thoroughly enjoyable read: a story both illuminating and intensely moving.’
Patrick Gregory worked for nearly 30 years as a journalist and news editor with the BBC in London and Glasgow, latterly as Managing Editor of the BBC’s Political Programmes department. He has also produced history and politics documentaries for BBC Radio 4 and BBC World Service and has lectured in the practice of parliamentary journalism [...]
Elizabeth Nurser is a daughter of Arthur Clifford Kimber's brother George and holds the family archive, including the letters in this book. She came to Britain from the University of California in 1954 to study at Cambridge and is co-editor with J.A. La Nauze of Walter Murdoch and Alfred Deakin on Books and Men (Melbourne [...]