Discovering the hidden voices of the everyday participant in war.
What are historians missing when we don't study and research the letters of the soldier? While there are numerous texts published of letters, many of these are from well know people, whose involvement in war may have been political. This is a journey to examine the words written in a vast personal archive of war letters collected over time - rescued from destruction or the ebay market. What can be discovered when data mining the words of the everyday soldier?