Soldiers' Tale by Woodrow Wilson Professor of Literature Samuel Hynes
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Soldiers' Tale
By Woodrow Wilson Professor of Literature Samuel Hynes

The Soldiers' Tale

Bearing Witness to a Modern War

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Soldiers' Tale by Woodrow Wilson Professor of Literature Samuel Hynes

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"The Soldiers' Tale" is the story of modern wars as told by the men who fought them. Samuel Hynes examines the journals, memoirs, and letters of men who fought in the two world wars and Vietnam, and also the personal records from the wars fought against the weak and helpless in concentration camps, prisoner-of-war camps, and bombed cities. Interweaving the author's own reflections on war with brilliantly chosen passages from soldiers' accounts, " The Soldiers' Tale" merges autobiography, history, and literature to describe what war is really like-a tale of fear, comradeship, courage, cowardice, confusion, and the persistent will to survive.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780140261547
ISBN-10: 0140261540
Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 131mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Alpha Books
Publisher: Alpha Books
Publish Date: 9-May-2013
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Woodrow Wilson Professor of Literature Samuel Hynes

Samuel Hynes is Woodrow Wilson Professor of Literature Emeritus at Princeton University and the author of several major works of literary criticism, including The Auden Generation, Edwardian Occasions, and The Edwardian Turn of Mind. Hynes's wartime experiences as a Marine Corps pilot were the basis for his highly praised memoir, Flights of Passage. The Soldiers' Tale, his book about soldiers' narratives of the two world wars and Vietnam, won a Robert F. Kennedy Award. He is also a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.

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