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By Philipp Witkop,Jay Winter,A. F. Wedd

ISBN-10: 0812218167

ISBN-13: 9780812218169

Originally showing whilst the pacifist novel All Quiet at the Western Front, this strong assortment offers a glimpse into the hearts and minds of an enemy that have been completely demonized by way of the Allied press. Composed via German scholars who had left their college reviews with a view to perform global conflict I, those letters demonstrate the struggles and hardships that each one infantrymen face.

The stark brutality and surrealism of struggle are printed as younger males from Germany describe their sour wrestle and coffee camaraderie with squaddies from many countries, together with France, nice Britain, and Russia. Like its spouse quantity, War Letters of Fallen Englishmen, those letters have been conscientiously chosen for his or her intensity of conception, the depth in their descriptions, and their messages to destiny generations. "Should those letters support in the direction of the institution of justice and higher realizing among nations," the editor displays in his advent, "their deaths would not have been in vain." This version incorporates a new foreword via the prestigious global battle I historian Jay Winter.

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