Manning, Frederic.


Peter Davies, new ed., 1964. 274 pp. D.j., 20 x 13cm. Water stain around foot of front & rear e.p.'s, showing slightly on inside flaps of d.j., but the rest of the pages are clean ; owner's sig., & date to f.f.e.p., o/w V.G. In 1914 the author, Australian by birth but educated chiefly in England, enlisted in the ranks of The King's Shropshire Light Infantry. Here he gives an acutely observant and deeply critical memorial of the 1914 ' 18 war from the perspective of the ordinary soldier.

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