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Through the battle lines for the Great War in BelgiumThere are many accounts of female adventurers explorers travellers and those who braved the perils of wartime but this is one of the very finest among them Louise Mack was a brave resourceful and self possessed woman who elected to navigate her way through Northern Europe during. This was written by a female war correspondent from Australia and originally published in 1915 It s part memoir part propaganda I kind of rolled my eyes when she went off about how ugly the German race was On the other hand the parts about her travels through Belgium as it was falling to the Germans in fall 1914 were interesting but I took them with a grain of salt Mack was also a novelist so she had an eye for a story and was a good writer Parts of the account were gripping Probably 35 stars rounded up to 4 for goodreads

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A Womans Experiences in the Great War

The First World War and face grave personal danger during a time of great upheaval The author's account of her experiences as she travelled though the war zone before invasion and behind the lines in enemy territory will make engrossing reading for anyone interested in true stories about women facing the kind of hardship and advers. This account has a biased almost propaganda esue feel to it as well as the melodrama typical of the time but it s still interesting to read about the events the author witnessed and get snatches of everyday life during the German takover of Belgium in WWI Also be warned that the author uotes passages in French some of them lengthy without any translation You can get the gyst of everything without understanding the French but there are a few details you ll miss

Louise Mack Å 4 Summary

Ity that would deter many men Always just one step ahead of the Germans this dauntless woman eventually made her escape back to England where she wrote this remarkable account of the early days of the Great War Leonaur editions are newly typeset and are not facsimiles; each title is available in softcover and hardback with dustjack. I ve read many memoirs and first hand accounts of WWI This one stands out for it s excruciating vividness Mack writes with clear and genuine emotion The description of night in an evacuated Belgian town was almost too much for me Highly recommended


4 thoughts on “A Womans Experiences in the Great War

  1. says:

    This was written by a female war correspondent from Australia and originally published in 1915 It’s part memoir part propaganda I

  2. says:

    This account has a biased almost propaganda esue feel to it as well as the melodrama typical of the time but it's still interesting to read about the events the author witnessed and get snatches of everyday life during the German takover of Belgium in WWI Also be warned that the author uotes passages in French some of them lengthy without

  3. says:

    I've read many memoirs and first hand accounts of WWI This one stands out for it's excruciating vividness Mack writes with clear and genuine emotion The description of night in an evacuated Belgian town was almost too much for me Highly recomme

  4. says:

    One can only think that Louise Mack the journalist author and main character of this true to life book was just plain nuts