A Month at the Front

The Diary of an Unknown Soldier by Bodleian Library.

Publisher: Bodleian Library, University of Oxford

Written in English
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  • European history: First World War,
  • True stories: First World War,
  • First World War, 1914-1918,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Europe,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Military,
  • Military - World War I,
  • History / Military / World War I,
  • Diaries,
  • England,
  • Personal narratives, British,
  • Soldiers,
  • World War, 1914-1918
The Physical Object
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8970113M
ISBN 101851243550
ISBN 109781851243556

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First published in'A Month at the Front' is a short journal compiled by a British soldier in the Western Front in Julyshortly before he was killed. It is what it is - a short no-nonsense snapshot of life at the front, expressed in often broken English yet very descriptive for all that/5.

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Title A Month at the Front: The Diary of an Unknown Soldier. Gradually, he describes how one by one, his fellow soldiers in his beloved 12th East Surreys fall until he is left with just three of his mates.

A Month at the Front offers another fresh and personal perspective on war. Recently acquired by the Bodleian Library, it is a first-hand account of a young and anonymous British soldier fighting in the frontline trenches of the First World War.

A Month at the Front chronicles one month in. Nothing of Importance; a Record of Eight Months at the Front With a Welsh Battalion, October,to June, by John Bernard Pye Adams,Palala Press edition, hardcover. Buy A Month at the Front by Bodleian Library from Waterstones today.

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Description. Nothing of Importance is a record of the personal experience of Bernard Adams during eight months on the Western Front. Adams narrates his story without sensationalism and strives to be as truthful as possible. He does not attempt to be a military historian discussing the major offensives of the war, but concentrates on the day to day existence of life in the trenches.

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Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet. A Month at the Front chronicles one month in the life of a soldier from the 12th East Surrey regiment, and the economical yet powerful narrative vividly brings to life the sights, sounds, and horrors of war.

“The first night passed uneventfully, except that we were shelled”—so begins the young man in spare prose, and the quiet drama unfolds from there.5/5(6). In Julya young man in the 12th East Surrey Regiment kept a journal of his experiences at the front.

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Unknown Unknown. Discovered at the bottom of a box of books recently donated to the Bodleian Library, Oxford, this war journal vividly tells the story of a young World War I soldier and his experiences at the Front in the summer of in his own words. The introduction traces the author's.

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