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Mud and Khaki: Sketches from Flanders and France
There has been so much written about the trenches, there are so many war photographs, so many cinema films, that one might well hesitate before even mentioning the warto try to write a book about it is, I fear, to incur the censure of the many who are tired of hearing about bombs and bullets, and who prefer to read of peace, and games, and flirtations. But, for that very reason, I venture to think that even so indifferent a war book as mine will not come entirely amiss. When the Lean Years are over, when the rifle becomes rusty, and the khaki is pushed away in some remote cupboard, there is great danger that the hardships of the men in the trenches will too soon be forgotten. If, to a minute extent, anything in these pages should help to bring home to people what war really is, and to remind them of their debt of gratitude, then these little sketches will have justified their existence. ......Buy Now (To Read More)
Ebook Number: 25470
Author: Bartlett, Vernon
Release Date: May 14, 2008
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