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Modern Classics Undertones of War - Blunden, Edmund, and Keegan, John (Foreword by)
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In what is one of the finest autobiographies to come out of the First World War, the distinguished poet Edmund Blunden records his experiences as an infantry subaltern in France and Flanders. Blunden took part in the disastrous battles of the Somme, Ypres and Passchendaele, describing the latter as 'murder, not only to the troops, but to their singing faiths and hopes'. In his compassionate yet unsentimental prose, he tells of the heroism and despair found among the officers. Blunden's poems show how he found hope in the ...

Modern Classics Undertones of War 2010, Penguin Group, London

ISBN-13: 9780141184364

Revised edition

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Modern Classics Undertones of War 1937, Penguin Group

ISBN-13: 9780140000825

Trade paperback