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By Richard Van Emden

This is a quick booklet in accordance with the letters written among 1915 and 1916 through an officer serving with the 1/4th Gordon Highlanders. moment Lieutenant Down wrote frequently to his girlfriend/fiancée all through his time in France, letters which have been released in 1917 after he used to be wounded and discharged from the military. 

Cecil Down is an excellent author, yet greater than that he has a ordinary wit that interprets simply to the web page, making this essentially the most stress-free books i've got learn at the war.

I have selected this e-book since it is so diverse from the rest i've got learn. He captures existence in France with nice accuracy whereas ultimate steadfastly upbeat and funny. however, there are moments while he's critical, and that makes his phrases poignant and attention-grabbing.

Norman went to France in February 1915, serving consistently till July 1916. He died on 14 March 1984 elderly 91

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