One Great War has reviewed Undertones of War by Edmund Blunden for the WWI Reading Challenge in 2012. Here’s an excerpt:
Although Blunden deals with the horror of trench life (particularly effectively when he talks about 3rd Ypres), he also spent quite a bit of time away from the line – as transport officer, works officer, intelligence officer, and the like, so there is an interesting view of the support functions of the battalion, and less of the dynamics of platoon and company.
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