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A laugh in the adversity of trench warfare.
on 30 March 2015
A great little book, It records the kind of humour and resilience we Brits seem to be known for, when in extreme adversity. How soldiers living in the front line trenches, surrounded by the filth and death, for weeks at a time, could come up with a regular and amusing, news-paper make my mind boggle somewhat. Reading it the first time, with all its limitations, made me proud to be of the same nation as the producers and contributors of this the '1st war trenches newspaper'.
This is a worthy, if modest addition to the bookshelf of anyone with a real interest in the First World War, providing some of the human interest and a realisation of what the writers and all our men went through and how they coped with the horrors of trench warfare.