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Words of endurance: Memoirs of an Infantry Officer

This is one of a series about memoirs, novels, and poems authored by combatants of the First World War. All page numbers below refer to Siegfried Sassoon, Memoirs of an Infantry Officer. New York: Penguin Classics, 2013. Embedded within the pages … Continue reading

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Words of endurance: Notebooks of Louis Barthas

This is one of a series about memoirs, novels, and poems authored by combatants of the First World War. The full title of  this particular memoir is Poilu: The World War I Notebooks of Corporal Louis Barthas, Barrelmaker, 1914-1918. “Poilu” is … Continue reading

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