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Letters written in war time

Letters written in war time

(xv - xix centuries)

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Published by O.U.P. in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementselected and edited by H. Wragg.
SeriesWorld"s classics -- 202
ContributionsWragg, H.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 266 p.
Number of Pages266
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19764653M

  I remembered the war like this, told in what Alexievich calls “a man’s voice,” regardless of who did the telling. My great-grandmother, Getey, was a girl in when the Italian Fascists invaded Ethiopia. As war loomed, Emperor Haile Selassie ordered the eldest son from each family to enlist and bring their gun for war. Writing, publishing, and marketing books is what we do, but helping people tell their story and share their knowledge to leave a legacy of impact—that is who we are. Why We Do It We believe everyone on earth has a story to tell and knowledge to give to the world, and it should be in a book—so their legacy and their impact will be shared and.

Memoirs of an Infantry Officer. Memoirs of an Infantry Officer, published in , is the second book in a trilogy by British author Siegfried other books in this semiautobiographical trilogy (Memoirs of a Fox-hunting Man and Sherston's Progress) do not address the war, but rather focus on other eras in Sassoon’s d twice during the Great War, Sassoon is also known for. Said he might drop in on me someday. Said he was writing letters in order to keep busy so I suppose you will get one soon. Well, I must stop for this time. I really did not know I could write so much but I told you in the letter I wrote July 3 I would write a real letter soon. So, goodbye for a little while little girl.

An earlier book, Letters of A Nation, is a collection of letters throughout America’s history in war and peace. Andrew received his first war letter because of a tragedy. His family home was destroyed by fire when he was in college. A distant relative, hearing of the loss, sent Andrew a letter, written in A slew of war memoirs stand with the best writing of that genre. In the short history of Vietnam War literature, publishers would hardly touch a book on the war until the late s and early s—a part of the self-induced national amnesia about that conflict and its outcome.


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