Foreword Reviews

Hunger

How Food Shaped the Course of the First World War

2019 INDIES Winner
Bronze, War & Military (Adult Nonfiction)
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Among the numerous books that have been written about the First World War, this work stands out for its focus on the role of food in this bloodiest and most gruesome of conflicts. Dutch historian Rick Blom, has created a fascinating and absorbing narrative from a wide range of source material, including personal diaries by active servicemen and civilians, historical accounts, interviews and conversations with the last veterans still alive at the time of writing, food manuals, and recipe books.