Memoirs Of An Infantry Officer

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S19981109

By Siegfried Sassoon. James Wilby reads the First World War poet's autobiographical novel about the horrors of life in the trenches. Abridged by Penny Leicester (1/5).

SHorrors Of War19981111

By Siegfried Sassoon. James Wilby reads the First World War poet's autobiographical novel about the horrors of life in the trenches. Abridged by Penny Leicester. By Siegfried Sassoon. `I wanted to be able to say that I had seen the `horrors of war', and here they were...' (3/5).

SI Wanted The War To Be An Impressive Experience - Terrible, But Not Horrible Enough To Interfere With My Heroic Emotions19981112

By Siegfried Sassoon. James Wilby reads the First World War poet's autobiographical novel about the horrors of life in the trenches. Abridged by Penny Leicester. By Siegfried Sassoon. `I wanted the War to be an impressive experience - terrible, but not horrible enough to interfere with my heroic emotions' (4/5).

SThe Little Doctor, Who Would Soon Be Dressing The Wounds Of Moaning Men, Unpicked His Own Faded Medal Ribbon And Sewed The White And Purple Portent Onto My Tunic19981110

By Siegfried Sassoon. James Wilby reads the First World War poet's autobiographical novel about the horrors of life in the trenches. Abridged by Penny Leicester. `The little doctor, who would soon be dressing the wounds of moaning men, unpicked his own faded medal ribbon and sewed the white and purple portent onto my tunic' (2/5).

S05 LASTI Couldn19981113

By Siegfried Sassoon. James Wilby reads the First World War poet's autobiographical novel about the horrors of life in the trenches. Abridged by Penny Leicester. `I couldn't help thinking that conscientious objectors must be braver men than some I'd seen wearing uniforms in safe places and taking salutes from genuine soldiers.' (5/5).