[PDF / Epub] ✪ Vain Glory ☆ Guy Chapman – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk

Vain Glory This Book Is Not An Anthology Of Literature, It Is An Attempt To Display The War Of 1914 18 Through The Eyes Of Those Who Took An Active Part In It You May Ask Has It Not Been Done Truthfully By Hundreds Of Historians The Answer Is No There Is No Truth About The War And The Best Historians Can Do Is To Give Certain Aspects Of Its Strategy And Tactics, Raw Materialy Supply, Organization Of The Civil Population, Financial Measures, Etc And Even Then They Are Hard Put To It To Sift The True From The False Oral Evidence Is Frequently Evasive Written Evidence Is Sometimes Worse The Nearest Contacts With True Are The Accounts Of Eye Witnesses Of Incidents From Which A General Picture Can Be Built Up That Is All This Book Tries To Present, A General Picture.Review When Vain Glory Was First Published In 1937 The Horrors Of The Trench Warfare Of The First World War Were Still Fresh Wounds In The Minds Of Many Survivors When This Reprint Was Published In 1968 To Mark The Fiftieth Anniversary Of The End Of That War There Were Still A Great Number Of Survivors Who Had Lived To Tell The Tale Now As We Near The Hundredth Anniversary Of The Start Of The Great War This Book Comes As A Timely Reminder Of The Sacrifice Made On Both Sides In The Name Of Peace Guy Patterson Chapman September 1889 June 1972 Was An Historian And British Author He Was Educated At Westminster School, Christ Church, Oxford, And The London School Of Economics He Married Margaret Storm Jameson In 1926 Chapman Served In The Royal Fusiliers, 1914 20, Particularly In France And Belgium, 1915 18 Despatches Twice, OBE, MC , And Also Served In World War Two He Was Engaged In Book Publishing, 1920 40, And Was Professor Of Modern History, University Of Leeds, 1945 53, And Later Visiting Professor, University Of Pittsburgh, 1948 9 This Edition Has A Completely New Introduction By Professor Chapman The Sources For This Book Range From The Memoirs Of High Ranking Officers To The Letters Of Ordinary Men In The Trenches And The Poems And Prose Of Writers Who Fought At Their Side Auberon Waugh Taken From The Spectator 20th September 1968.

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