The Secret Battle: A Tragedy of the First World War by A.P. Herbert, Winston S. Churchill, Malcolm Brown
Published by Frontline Books on April 1st 2009
Genres: History, Military, General
Len's Summary: The fictionalized story of an idealistic young British officer first published in 1919. // First published by Methuen in 1919 and in print virtually ever since, this semi-autobiographical novel follows the career of a young man who left Oxford to enlist later taking a commission and serving at Gallipoli and on the Western Front. This was the first book to freely discuss executions for desertion in the British forces.