That is the new and excellent book by Richard Van Emden, and it covers how the British bureaucracy handled the reporting and identification of soldier corpses during and after the First World War. Here is the author’s summary: Here is the story of the army’s hunt for legions of missing men. How were they sought? […] The post Missing: The Need for Closure after the Great War appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.
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