Written shortly after the end of the Great War – and based on the author’s own experiences – this classic of the genre, told from the German perspective, is a harrowing, unflinching depiction of the horrors of trench conflict which has lost none of its power or its pathos.
One by one the boys begin to fall...
In 1914 a room full of German schoolboys, fresh-faced and idealistic, are goaded by their schoolmaster to troop off to the 'glorious war'. With the fire and patriotism of youth they sign up. What follows is the moving story of a young 'unknown soldier' experiencing the horror and disillusionment of life in the trenches.
Number of pages: 224
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 14 mm