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Poilu: The World War I Notebooks of Corporal Louis Barthas, Barrelmaker, 1914-1918

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The harrowing first-person account of a French foot soldier who survived four years in the trenches of the First World War Along with millions of other Frenchmen, Louis Barthas, a thirty-five-year-old barrelmaker from a small wine-growing town, was conscripted to fight the Germans in the opening days of World War I. Corporal Barthas spent the next four years in near-ceaseless combat, wherever the French army fought its fiercest battles: Artois, Flanders, Champagne, Verdun, the Somme, the Argonne. Barthas' riveting wartime ...

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0300212488

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9780300212488

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Poilu: The World War I Notebooks of Corporal Louis Barthas, Barrelmaker, 1914-1918
2015, Yale University Press, New Haven

ISBN-13: 9780300212488

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Poilu: The World War I Notebooks of Corporal Louis Barthas, Barrelmaker, 1914-1918
2014, Yale University Press

ISBN-13: 9780300191592

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