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Expeditionary Forces in the Shatterzone: German, British and French Soldiers on the Macedonian Front, 1915–1918

  • Justin Fantauzzo
  • Robert L. Nelson
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Abstract

Whether they were German, French, or British, the troops on the Macedonian Front experienced a world culturally distant from their homeland. Not only were the local inhabitants and the built environment decidedly alien, but also the mixings with foreign troops on their own side of the front were often unexpected and unsettling. Soldiers strained to explain all this to themselves, each other, and their loved ones back home. Soldiers’ newspapers, memoirs, and letters offer windows into the disorientation that seemed the single greatest consistency across all the expeditionary forces.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Justin Fantauzzo
    • 1
  • Robert L. Nelson
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of HistoryMemorial University of NewfoundlandSt. John’sCanada
  2. 2.Department of HistoryUniversity of WindsorWindsorCanada

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