Somme mud: an Australian teenager in the First World War


An abridged young readers edition of the wartime memoirs of a young Australian infantryman serving in France, 1916–1919. On his return, Private Lynch filled twenty school exercise books, describing his experiences. Somme mud vividly captures the horror and magnitude of the First World War through the eyes of an ordinary soldier. Soft cover, photographs, 342 pages.

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