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Literature Companion: All Quiet On the Western Front By History World
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Paul Baumer is the central character of the story. He happens to be a student at a school. His school teacher inspires him through his rhetoric on patriotism to join the German Army shortly after the... More > First World War. The novel portrays the soldiers during and after the war. It describes the mental trauma and changes that the soldiers experience when they come back from the war. Unlike earlier novels that presented war as heroic and glorious, the present novel depicts the atrocities of the war and their effect on the minds of young soldiers. Literature Companion: All Quiet On the Western Front Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: More about the Book Chapter Three: Characters Chapter Four: Plot Summary Chapter Five: Thematic Analysis Chapter Six: Main Motifs Chapter Seven: Symbolism Chapter Eight: Other Mediums< Less
Quick Guide: All Quiet On the Western Front By College Guide World
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The novel was first published in November and December 1928 in the German newspaper Vossische Zeitung and in book form in late January 1929. The book and its sequel, The Road Back, were among the... More > books banned and burned in Nazi Germany. It sold 2.5 million copies in twenty-five languages in its first eighteen months in print. In 1930, the book was adapted as an Oscar-winning film of the same name, directed by Lewis Milestone.< Less
A Fine View of the Show: Letters from the Western Front By Andrew Jackson
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A first-hand glimpse into daily life on the Western Front that is riveting, informative and poignant. Hector Jackson left his family’s British Columbia farm in 1915 to fight in World War I.... More > Recounted through 130 descriptive letters, Jackson’s idealistic adventure descended into the gritty reality of trench warfare when, as a newly-commissioned officer, he was catapulted into the Battle of the Somme. Against the odds, Jackson survived many of the great battles of the Western Front, to be awarded the Military Cross for gallantry under fire at Passchendaele and rise to the rank of captain. Gassed just ten days before the war ended, he joined the river of wounded flowing from the battlefield. Photographs illustrate the unique story told in these letters, from Jackson’s farm life, through military training, to the grim existence of the Western Front. Andrew Jackson’s introduction and historical narrative, along with helpful notes, weave these letters into a dramatic chronicle.< Less
A Fine View of the Show: Letters from the Western Front By Andrew Jackson
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A first-hand glimpse into daily life on the Western Front that is riveting, informative and poignant. Hector Jackson left his family’s British Columbia farm in 1915 to fight in World War I.... More > Recounted through 130 descriptive letters, Jackson’s idealistic adventure descended into the gritty reality of trench warfare when, as a newly-commissioned officer, he was catapulted into the Battle of the Somme. Against the odds, Jackson survived many of the great battles of the Western Front, to be awarded the Military Cross for gallantry under fire at Passchendaele and rise to the rank of captain. Gassed just ten days before the war ended, he joined the river of wounded flowing from the battlefield. Photographs illustrate the unique story told in these letters, from Jackson’s farm life, through military training, to the grim existence of the Western Front. Andrew Jackson’s introduction and historical narrative, along with helpful notes, weave these letters into a dramatic chronicle.< Less
Diary of a Nursing Sister on the Western Front 1914-1915 By Lao-Tse
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An account by one of the thousands of young women who traveled to France during World War 1 to save lives. Faced with men, who could have been their brothers and sweethearts it was the nurse’s... More > job and try and put back together men, blown to bits, and torn apart by machine guns. Censored, as in keeping with the times, this diary remains a valuable source document for anyone trying to understand the madness of war, and its effects on the people who are drawn into it. Young men were not the only casualties of battle. Young women were as much in the front line as their men.< Less
Diary of a Nursing Sister on the Western Front 1914-1915 By Lao-Tse
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An account by one of the thousands of young women who traveled to France during World War 1 to save lives. Faced with men, who could have been their brothers and sweethearts it was the nurse’s... More > job and try and put back together men, blown to bits, and torn apart by machine guns. Censored, as in keeping with the times, this diary remains a valuable source document for anyone trying to understand the madness of war, and its effects on the people who are drawn into it. Young men were not the only casualties of battle. Young women were as much in the front line as their men.< Less
"I was there" with the Yanks on the western front, 1917-1919 By Baldridge
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These Sketches were made during a year's service as a camion driver with the French amry in the Chemin-des-Dames sector and a year's service with the A.E.F. as an infantry private on special duty... More > with "The Stars and Stripes," the official A.E.F. newspaper. Most of them were drawn at odd minutes during the French push of 1917 near Fort Malmaison, at loading parks and along the roadside while on truck convoy, and while on special permission to draw and paint with the French army given me by the Grand Quartier Gènèral during the time I was stationed at Soissons. The rest were drawn on American fronts from the Argonne to Belgium as my duties took me from one offensive to another.< Less
Three Years on the Western Front: Gunner Rodbourne Goes to War By John Pateman
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This is the story of Albert Rodbourne, one of the first men to enlist in the Great War at St Mary Cray, Kent in 1914. Albert saw action on the Somme and at Passchendaele and was killed in a tragic... More > accident in August 1918, just three months before the end of the war.< Less
A Lively Bit of the Front By Percy F. Westerman
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A Lively Bit of the Front is a Tale of the New Zealand Rifles on the Western Front which was published in 1918 by Percy Francis Westerman. He was a prolific author of children's literature, many of... More > his books adventures with military themes.< Less