This Man's Army: A War in Fifty-Odd Sonnets

A War in Fifty-odd Sonnets
 
 
University of South Carolina Press
  • erschienen am 15. Dezember 2008
 
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 60 Seiten
978-1-57003-779-5 (ISBN)
 
This new edition of This Mans Army restores to print a viewpoint on the American experience in WWI valuable for its literary merits and historical accuracy. Wyeth (18941981), the son of a prominent New York medical family, had completed a masters degree in French at Princeton when the United States entered WW I and he enlisted. He served from 19171919 in the Interpreters Corps as a second lieutenant in the Thirty-third Division deployed to France and Belgium. This Mans Army is an autobiographical account of his service years, detailing his duties as interpreter, messenger, and sentry. Wyeth recounts the devastating effects of warfare on the French countryside, interactions of American and French forces, and the lighthearted camaraderie of soldiers on leave.
  • Englisch
  • South Carolina
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  • USA
  • Für höhere Schule und Studium
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  • Für Beruf und Forschung
2 illustrations
  • Höhe: 211 mm
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  • Breite: 137 mm
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  • Dicke: 13 mm
  • 181 gr
978-1-57003-779-5 (9781570037795)
1570037795 (1570037795)
One of America's leading contemporary men of letters, Dana Gioia is an internationally renowned poet and critic. His most recent volume of poetry, Interrogations at Noon, won the American Book Award. B. J. Omanson is a military historian and poet who works as a historical interpreter at Pricketts Fort in Fairmont, West Virginia.

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