Even if you are not a student of history or the First World War this is an interesting read.
I was just appalled at the terrible conditions in the trenches in the first world war as graphically described by Siegfried Sassoon and I always remembered the book.
Consequently when his platoon is on the line he takes great risks in reconaissance of the German positions.
MEMOIRS OF AN INFANTRY OFFICER is the second volume of Siegfried Sassoon's "Sherston Trilogy" - the mostly autobiographical series of memoir-novels he wrote detailing his... Read morePublished 10 months ago by M. G Watson
MEMOIRS OF AN INFANTRY OFFICER is the second volume of Siegfried Sassoon's "Sherston Trilogy" - the mostly autobiographical series of memoir-novels he wrote detailing his youth in... Read morePublished 23 months ago by M. G Watson
I read this book when I was quite young and it shocked and saddened me. My grandfather was a captain in the first world war and was awarded an MC and bar for acts of courage. Read morePublished on December 7, 2011 by Romey
"Memoirs of an Infantry Officer" by Siegfried Sassoon is certainly one of the classic pieces of literature to have emerged from the Great War. Read morePublished on March 16, 2011 by Luke Killion
Continuing tale of the Cambridge-educated English Officer living the hell of warfare on the Western Front: replete with adoring batman, blustering colonel Blimps, out of control... Read morePublished on April 8, 2006 by Rodney J. Szasz
Terrific book that sounded a bit autobiographical. Sassoon, of course, was a war hero on the battle of the Somme, decorated twice for bravery. Read morePublished on September 6, 2005 by Brian Wright Dines
Siegfried Sassons' "Memoirs of an Infantry Officer" is a first-hand account of life at the front line during World War 1. Read morePublished on May 13, 2003 by Justin Harris
All kinds of worthless people go around writing poetry and never fought in a war (myself included) but Sigfried did it all -- fought maniacally and was wounded several times and... Read morePublished on September 3, 2001 by "ian_holcomb"