The Embattled Self: French Soldiers' Testimony of the Great War by Leonard V. Smith
Published by Cornell University Press on June 7th 2007
Genres: France, Military, Personal Accounts
Len's Summary: An examination of fiction and non-fiction writings by French war veterans reveals how they viewed their service and suffering. The author is Professor of History at Oberlin and the author or co-author of several prize-winning works on French society during WWI.