My Story: The Trenches

Mud, gunfire, gas attacks: the life of a boy on the First World War frontline. This My Story diary takes you inside the massive conflict that shook the world just over a hundred years ago, seen through an ordinary soldier’s eyes. It’s the diary of Billy Stevens, who goes to war in the trenches as an innocent boy from Carlisle. He sees the world transformed to death and horror. Around nine million soldiers will be killed within four years. Will Billy be one of them?

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  • Jim Eldridge

    Jim Eldridge is the award-winning author of The Trenches, Flying Ace and Armada in the boy’s strand of the My Story series. He is also a TV script-writer for the BBC.

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