will acquaint you with the key individuals who orchestrated the war, as
well as with many lesser-known figures who contributed greatly to our
present understanding of the conflict. Many of these people kept journals,
wrote memoirs and told stories which have kept alive their remembrances
of this turbulent, and often painful period. You will discover a variety
of these firsthand accounts as you encounter the individuals we have gathered
together in the "People and Stories" section.