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Western front then and now

Giles, John

Western front then and now

from Mons to the Marne and back

by Giles, John

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Published by Battle of Britain Prints International in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Battlefields -- France.,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Battlefields -- Belgium.,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Western Front.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn Giles.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD530 .G55 1992
    The Physical Object
    Pagination272 p. :
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20075836M
    ISBN 100900913711

      In one classroom a patriotic professor encourages his class of young men to enlist, using every military recruitment tactic in the book. In a rush of excitement, the entire class joins up. Basic training is tough, but the young men are still enthusiastic about heading to the front. Once they hit real action, however, the reality of war sets in.3/5.   His family is now planning on making a trip to America, I think. It's the same idea--once you start to get to know someone, face to face and not 'in the trenches,' we're not so very different. I didn't summarize the story very well, and can't remember any of the names. Like Shakespeare, I think All Quiet on the Western Front is about human nature.

    1. The Western Front was the main theatre of World War I, a kilometre line from Switzerland to the North Sea. 2. It took shape in late , as fighting in northern France stalled and both sides attempted to outflank the other. 3. In time, the Western Front became a long line of trenches, fortifications and defences crossing western Europe. Considered by many the greatest war novel of all time, All Quiet on the Western Front is Erich Maria Remarque's masterpiece of the German experience during World War I. I am young, I am twenty years old; yet I know nothing of life but despair, death, fear, and fatuous superficiality cast over an abyss of sorrow This is the testament of Paul Bäumer, who enlists with his 4/5(28).

    But they represent the many others who assume their form. This type of representation is one of the things that makes All Quiet on the Western Front such a great book – it is clearly everyman's story of the war. Think about it: there is nothing particularly special about Paul, other than that he wrote this book. He is President of the International Guild of Battlefield Guides and a Vice President of the Western Front Association. He has published widely on the First World War and regularly broadcasts on television and radio as well as contributing to numerous journals, magazines and /5.


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The Western Front: Then and Now - From Mons to the Marne and Back (After the Battle) Hardcover – Janu by John Giles (Author) out of 5 stars 7 ratings. See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from /5(1).

The Western Front, then and now [Anon] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The pictorial content is as expected from a Then & Now book. Outstanding. The only gaping hole in the famous "After The Battle" Book Series on the War on the Western Front from D-Day to V-E Day is still "The Battle for the Rhineland" from September to March where "After the Battle" still has published no Volume Book of /5(9).

THE WESTERN FRONT THEN AND NOW Hardcover – January 1, See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — — $ Hardcover from $ Manufacturer: GEORGE NEWNES. The Royal Air Force lost more than a thousand aircraft of all types over the Western Front during the six-week battle, but Luftwaffe losses were even higher at over 1, aircraft.

Having the disadvantage of fighting over foreign soil, the RAF had many men made prisoner when baling out or crashing behind enemy lines/5(18). With The Western Front Then and Now the coverage is extended to include all the other main British battle areas of the Western Front between and Starting with the spark that ignited the war, the outline of events brings the operations of the British Army in France and Flanders full circle: from the BEF at Mons in August and the.

The Most Loved and Hated Novel About World War I An international bestseller, Erich Maria Remarque’s All Quiet on the Western Front was banned and burned in Nazi GermanyAuthor: Patrick Sauer. The western front in and now – interactive which shows life on the western front from • Photography then and now lets you move through time by tapping or.

The western front then and now: from Mons to the Marne and back. [John Giles] Print book: EnglishView all Summary: This work covers the main British battle areas of the Western Front between and Starting with the spark that ignited the war.

A video slideshow of scenes from the Western Front from WW1 showing then and now. An American on the Western Front is more than the story of one soldier. [It] is a labor of love and a tribute to the USA’s efforts in World War One.

It is both scholarly and passionate. The family story is a national as well as a personal one and deserves to be read by all who wish to know more about the USA’s involvement in the war.

All Quiet on the Western Front certainly takes a strong critical position against the war and against nationalist and ignorant figures like Kantorek and Himmelstoss.

Perhaps the meaning of the epigraph is that the book will let events speak for themselves since they have not been embellished for the sake of some political goal. WAR - HISTORY - DOCUMENTARIESviews. The Western Front: Then And Now by Various and a great selection of related books, The Western Front Now and Then.

You Searched For: Book condition is good, there is some yellow discoloration on the upper right hand corner of the first 18 pages. All others show normal yellowing but no other marks or marring.

The western front in the first world war and now – interactive • Photography then and now lets you move through time by tapping or clicking on a historic image to reveal the modern view. The novel's epigraph and the ending sing the same tune.

Take a look at the last two paragraphs of the book: He fell in October,on a day that was so quiet and still on the whole front, that the army report confined itself to the single sentence: All quiet on the Western Front. All Quiet on the Western Front (German: Im Westen nichts Neues, lit.

'Nothing New In the West') is a novel by Erich Maria Remarque, a German veteran of World War book describes the German soldiers' extreme physical and mental stress during the war, and the detachment from civilian life felt by many of these soldiers upon returning home from the : Erich Maria Remarque.

All Quiet on the Western Front Translated from the German by A. WHEEN FAWCETT CREST This book is to be neither an accusation nor a confession, and least of all an adventure, for death is not an adventure to those who stand face to face with it. It will try simply to tell of a generationFile Size: KB.

In All Quiet on the Western Front, Erich Maria Remarque creates Paul Bäumer to represent a whole generation of men who are known to history as the "lost generation." Eight million men died in battle, twenty-one million were injured, and over six and a half million noncombatants were killed in what is called "The Great War.".

The free All Quiet on the Western Front notes include comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book. These free notes consist of about 49 pages (14, words) and contain the following sections: All Quiet On The Western Front begins somewhere near the German/French front.

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Narrated by Paul Bäumer, a young man fighting on the French front, Erich Maria Remarque’s “All Quiet on the Western Front” describes the extreme circumstances of the German soldiers of the First World War.

Paul and his friends volunteered to join the army after being swept up by the patriotic speeches of their : Random House Publishing Group.Books shelved as world-warwestern-front: A Bridge Too Far by Cornelius Ryan, Overlord: D-Day and the Battle for Normandy by Max Hastings, Band of Brot.