Monday, November 10, 2014

A Doctor on the Western Front - The Diaries of Henry Owens, 1914-1918, ed. John Hutton.

Follows a doctor who reached the front during the period of mobile warfare in 1914 and was present at Ypres, the Somme and Passchendaele. Makes it clear just how dangerous the life of a doctor was on the Western Front, often serving under shell fire and sometimes right at the very front.
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