1917. Profusely illustrated with photographic reproductions taken at the front. Also with scenes from the photo play of the same name released by Famous Players-Lasky Corporation. Peat, ex-Third Battalion First Canadian Contingent, records his experiences as a private in the great war before he was wounded and became an invalid, homebound with a useless arm.
Paperback, 260 pages
Published June 1st 2004 by Kessinger Publishing
(first published May 2000)
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Nov 27, 2007 Caer Glas rated it 2 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: die hard history buffs
It's a typical wartime hate-the-hun-yea!-king-and-country memoir of the sort produced while the war still raged. A few interesting details here and there, but what use it has is mainly for getting a sense of zeitgeist.