Len's Summary: Drawing on their writings, the author seeks to illustrate the lives and deaths of British officers at the front. -- The title reflects the life expectancy of company grade officers in the trenches of WWI. A narrative history based on first-hand accounts.
Ambassador Shurtleff, a retired American Foreign Service officer who served as President of The World War One Historical Association and as a past President of The Western Front Association – U S Branch, passed away on January 22, 2014. The searchable version of Len’s Bookshelf was created and will be maintained in his honor.