Survivors of a Kind: Memoirs of the Western Front

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This original book shows that many memoirs of the Western Front are not only literary masterpieces but are also of great value to historians. Brian Bon examines a range of works in this neglected genre which demonstrate the remarkable variety of combat experiences and post-war reflections, ranging from poets like Robert Graves, Siegfried Sassoon and Edmund Blunden striving to overcome traumas; to warriors or `Fire Eaters' like Lord Reith and Alf Pollard who enjoyed the war; and two exceptionally brave Old Etonians, Anthony ...

Survivors of a Kind: Memoirs of the Western Front 2018, Helion & Company, Solihull

ISBN-13: 9781912390397

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Survivors of a Kind: Memoirs of the Western Front 2008, Hambledon & London, New York

ISBN-13: 9781847250049

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