World War I: Historical and Literary Descriptions (Part II)

Read Part I: HERE! Part II: continued. In the battle of the Somme, the English were caught flat-footed in no-man’s land.  The six days of bombardments and the barrage did not cut through the wire as they anticipated and many battalions would be caught in the middle and would either luckily find a way through or [...]

World War I: Historical and Literary Descriptions (Part I)

Here's an essay I wrote which looks at both the historical and literary descriptions of World World II. The historical descriptions are from noted historical John Keegan, and the literary descriptions are from Erich Maria Remarque's classic novel, All Quiet on the Western Front.  World War I had an ebb and flow to it like no [...]