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War Game: Village Green to No-man's-land
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Anova Books
Publication date October 30, 2006
Pages 96
Binding Paperback
Book category Juvenile Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781843650898
ISBN-10 1843650894
Dimensions 0.25 by 10 by 7.25 in.
Weight 0.70 lbs.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $16.99
Other format details juvenile
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Summary
A partly fictionalised account of three men's involvement in the true story of the football game played between German and English troops in no man's land on Christmas Day in 1914. This book begins with the game in the fields of Suffolk, and follows their journey to the fields of Flanders and the realisation of their dream to play for England.
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Based on a true account of a football game played between the German and English troops in no-man's land on Christmas Day in 1914 during World War I, this book tells the story of four young men who have recently enlisted and have found that war is not as glamorous as they had once thought. The young men get to realize their dream of playing football for England when the English and German sides hold a ceasefire on Christmas Day and they play a friendly game against one another. This special new edition with beautiful color artwork is a touching and emotive story for children and adults to treasure.


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9781843650898 | details & prices | 96 pages | 10.00 × 7.25 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 0.70 lbs | List price $16.99
About: Four English boys emerge from the trenches of World War I during a Christmas Day cease-fire and join in an enlightening soccer game involving soldiers from both sides of the war, only to return to fighting afterwards, in a story based on an actual event.

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