Memoirs of an infantry officer. by Siegfried Sassoon

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Published by Coward, McCann, inc. in New York .

Written in English

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  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, English.

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Classifications
LC ClassificationsD640 .S3415
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p. l., 9-322 p.
Number of Pages322
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6748411M
LC Control Number30025630
OCLC/WorldCa299004

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MEMOIRS OF AN INFANTRY OFFICER is the second volume of Siegfried Sassoon's "Sherston Trilogy" - the mostly autobiographical series of memoir-novels he wrote detailing his youth in Edwardian England, his coming-of-age in the trenches of the Western Front during The Great War, and the conflicted life he led in the years following by: This excellent volume is the second of three in Siegfried Sassoon's semi-autobiographical WWI trilogy The Complete Memoirs of George Sherston: Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man, Memoirs of an Infantry Officer, and Sherston's Progress.

The quality of the writing and its authenticity motivate me to give this volume four stars/5. Siegfried Sassoon was an infantry officer's infantry officer. Decorated for his courage under fire, he nonetheless felt the hopelessness and tragedy of battle.

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About Memoirs of an Infantry Officer. The second volume in Siegfried Sassoon’s beloved trilogy, The Complete Memoirs of George Sherston, with a new introduction by celebrated historian Paul Fussell. Memoirs of an Infantry Officer is actually the second book in a series of fictionalized memoirs about the character George Sherston, essentially a psuedonym for Sassoon himself.

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He published a semi-autobiographical trilogy: Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man (), Memoirs of an Infantry Officer (), and Sherston's Progress (). He also published an autobiography, The Old Century and Seven More Years () which was his own personal favourite.

Memoirs of an Infantry Officer was very moving,and years on,it is hard to believe the suffering in World War 1. This book brings home the horrors that those in the trenches had to endure/5(36). Memoirs of an Infantry Officer Siegfried Sassoon No preview available - About the author () After the war, he went on to write several other books of poetry and criticism, as well as six volumes of prose autobiography.

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