By Emilio Lussu,Mark Thompson,Gregory Conti
For Lussu, June 1916 to July 1917 used to be a yr of constant attacks on impregnable trenches, absurd missions concocted via commanders filled with patriotic rhetoric and conceit yet missing in tactical ability, and episodes frequently tragic and occasionally gruesome, the place the incompetence of his personal part used to be as harmful because the assaults waged through the enemy. a unprecedented firsthand account of the Italian entrance, Lussu's memoir succeeds in staging a fierce indictment of the futility of struggle in a dry, frequently ironic type that units his story fully except the Western entrance of Remarque and provides an astonishingly smooth voice to the literature of the good War.
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A Soldier on the Southern Front: The Classic Italian Memoir of World War 1 by Emilio Lussu,Mark Thompson,Gregory Conti