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German Writers of the Great War

Nicholas Martin

German Writers of the Great War

by Nicholas Martin

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Authorship,
  • European - German,
  • Military - World War I,
  • German Literature,
  • Literary Criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10387540M
    ISBN 100312223919
    ISBN 109780312223915
    OCLC/WorldCa567310805

      And bonus: all these book are about women! Novels about World War 2: Realistic focus. 1. Everyone Brave is Forgiven by Chris Cleave. I love great historical novels, so I was looking forward to this book set at the cusp of World War II, but I wasn’t expecting it to be so good, or so impactful.   “The German War” takes us into the lives of men and women from all walks of life, as they fought, survived and suffered — grunts, tank commanders, staff officers; the P.O.W. camp guard who.

    The leaders of Great Britain and America also adopted policies designed to force war with Germany. Britain’s unconditional guarantee to Poland led to horrific acts of violence against Poland’s ethnic Germans and, thus, Germany was forced to invade Poland to end these atrocities. Franklin Roosevelt’s numerous provocations, including a shoot-on-sight policy against German shipping and. Get this from a library! Nurse writers of the Great War. [Christine E Hallett] -- Examining the experiences of First World War nurses through their own writings, this book offers fresh insights into the reality of industrial warfare.

    Inciting Event: Roger Bartlett, “Big X,” arrives at the camp and immediately reveals his plan to engineer the biggest escape from a German POW camp in history. Subplot: Hilts tangles with the Commandant for the first time and is sent to the cooler. First Plot Point: The tunnels, “Tom” and “Harry,” are started beneath the stove in one hut and in the shower drain in another.   In her book My Years in Germany, Martha wrote, “To the desolateness of the intellectual life of Germany, Thomas Wolfe was like a symbol of the past when great writers were great men.” “Hamsun bitterly denounced the British as arrogant hypocrites bent on world domination through treachery and murder.


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