Erich Maria Remarque (22 June 1898 – 25 September 1970), born Erich Paul Remark, was a German novelist who created many works about the terror of war. His best known novel All Quiet on the Western Front (1928) is about German soldiers in the First World War, which was also made into an Oscar-winning movie. His book made him an enemy of the Nazis, who burned many of his works.
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