Memoirs & Diaries - The Best 500 Cockney War Stories - Action
Published in London in 1921, The Best 500 Cockney War Stories comprised, in the words of its newspaper publisher (The London Evening News) "a remembering and retelling of those war days when laughter sometimes saved men's reason".
The collection of short memoirs, some 500 in total, is divided into five categories - Action, Lull, Hospital, High Seas and Here and There.
Other sections within the collection can be accessed using the sidebar to the right.
Summarised below is a list of the story pages available within the first of these categories, Action:
A Runner was a soldier who carried messages by hand.
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