Paul and Marie Pireaud, a young peasant couple from southwest France, were newlyweds when World War I erupted. With Paul in the army from 1914 to 1919, they were forced to conduct their marriage by correspondence. Drawing upon the hundreds of letters they wrote, Martha Hanna tells their moving story and reveals a powerful and personal perspective on war.
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Author Biography - Martha Hanna
Martha Hanna is Associate Professor of History, University of Colorado, Boulder. She is the author of The Mobilization of Intellect: French Scholars and Writers during the Great War (Harvard).