From Publishers Weekly
Copyright 1989 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
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The author does a good job presenting the foolishest, sadness, and hopelessness of warfare. Unless a person experiences war, it is incomprehensible.Published 3 months ago by Michael Long
Being shot at and hit, and shooting to kill and hitting, are extreme human experiences, in ordinary times known only by criminals and police, in extraordinary times, such as... Read morePublished 4 months ago by HH
a companion to his famous book on World War I. Based on author's experience as a combat infantryman and a professor of English literature. Read morePublished 13 months ago by William L. Robinson
I started reading this and after 2 short chapters I strongly questioned if it was going to be worth continuing. Read morePublished 16 months ago by hudunit333
I picked this book up for my college class it was in good condition and what I needed.
This is a great read and still is beyond it being required for college.
In his other works, Paul Fussell has described his growing up and his experiences in battle -- battle in a literal sense, not just serving in the armed forces. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Steven Daedalus