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While this was in interesting read, in my opinion, it focused too heavily on editorializing and not enough on letting the letters speak for themselves at length. Additionally, it's pages are disproportionately devoted to certain conflicts relative to their historical significance. For instance, there is a great deal of space spent on the Boer War and the Falklands, but not a single letter from a Russian during WWII. The author is obviously British and therefore Anglocentric, which is fine--British letters are just as important as any other. But for a reader looking for letters from a more balanced set of nationalities, you might be better off looking elsewhere.
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