Item #172 Toward the Flame; A Memoir of World War I. Harvey Allen.

Toward the Flame; A Memoir of World War I

Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2003. 1st Edition. Paperback. 5.5"x8.5"; 282 pages; Introduction by Steven Trout; Cover design by roger D. Bucholz;. Very good +. Item #172
ISBN: 9780803259478

the story begins with Lieutenant Allen and his men marching inland from theFrench coast and ends with their participation in the disastrous battle for the village of Fismette. Allen was a talented observer, and the men with whom he served emerge as well-rounded characters against the horrific backdrop of the war. Detailed account of the controversial military action at Fismette. At the same time, it easily stands as a work of literature. clear-eyed and unsentimental, Allen employs the novelist's powers of description to create a harrowing portrait of coalition war at its worst.

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