The Wipers Times: The Complete Series of the Famous Wartime Trench Newspaper, Hardcover by Brown, Malcolm (Used)
Publication Date: 2006-01-01
Publisher: Little Books
Hardcover : 400 pages
Author: Brown, Malcolm
In February 1916, Captain F. J. Roberts of the 12th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters produced the first edition of the trench newspaper The Wipers Times. Often produced in hazardous conditions, at one point only 700 yards from the front line, it acted as the voice of the average British soldier, relaying his experiences, grief, and anger during the entire conflict. At times irreverent, at times hysterical, its humor and satire provide an excellent insight into life in the trenches in the First World War.
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