Cameos of the Western Front: Poets & Pals of Picardy


A Weekend on the Somme

By: Mary Ellen Freeman, Ted Smith
Supplied by: Pen and Sword

Format: Hardback
Pages: 160
ISBN: 9780850527032
Published: 27th July 1999
RRP / Print Price: £9.95

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Cameos of the Western Front: Poets & Pals of Picardy

This book, following a weekend on the Somme with Mary Freeman as she visits the old front line and back areas, is about the soldiers who wrote poetry and those with whom they lived, fought and, in many cases died. It takes the reader to to the places where they saw action and to the cemeteries and memorials where those who did not survive, rest or are commemorated. Her uncanny knowledge of the battlefields and her deep understanding of poetry, brings to life the men who shared hardship and horror together, men who experience comradeship forged in conditions that are beyond comprehension today, men with normal desires and aspirations who happened to be wearing uniform and some who chose to express themselves through the medium of poetry.

 




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