Memoirs of a camp-follower

a naturalist goes to war.
  • 247 Pages
  • 4.55 MB
  • 4908 Downloads
  • English
by
Cassell , [London
World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, British., Natural history.,
SeriesPocket library [no. 56]
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD640 .G652 1950
The Physical Object
Pagination247 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6103099M
LC Control Number51039986

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IT was my first visit to the trenches. A more perfect September day for the expedition could not have been wished for; the sun shone; there were no clouds—no wind.

Scarcely a sound of shot or shell broke the profound, almost eerie silence. Belonging to the Army: Camp Followers and Community During the American Revolution by Holly A. Mayer This book is valuable in that it helps to provide a fuller, more accurate picture of what the Continental Army and Colonial America was like.

This book is Hornung’s own account of the time he spent in Northern France: first helping in a canteen, then running a library for the enlisted men. He wanted to be near the place where his son. Philip wrote his book 'Memoirs of a Camp Follower' about his experiences in the First World War more than a decade after it had ended.

This was re-issued by Penguin in the Second World War and post-war as a hard back under the more accurate and attractive title of 'A Naturalist Goes to War'. Memoirs Of A Camp-Follower. Gosse, Philip. London: Longmans, Green and Co., Hardcover. Brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine.

Lean to spine, head and tail creased and frayed. Cloth scuffed, spine stained. Extremities rubbed, corners bumped. Front hinge beginning to. Memoirs of a Camp-Follower. Excerpt: Rats of a sudden I became aware of a disturbance out my room, of loud voices expostulating.

A moment later the door was flung open and in. The Camp Follower recounts the life of the author John Reilly Taylor, who grew up in the aftermath of World War II as the son of a US Army Officer.

In his travels, he witnessed the reconstruction. In Philip Gosse’s book appeared, and it included a matching wartime tale as discussed at the beginning of this article.

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After an intense battle using bombs and bayonets, Gosse encountered a seriously injured soldier who was covered with mud and soaked with rain and blood. Philip Henry Gosse FRS (/ ɡ ɒ s /; 6 April – 23 August ), known to his friends as Henry, was an English naturalist and popularizer of natural science, virtually the inventor of the seawater aquarium, and a painstaking innovator in the study of marine created and stocked the first public aquarium at the London Zoo inand coined the term "aquarium" when he.

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And now I’ve. Though the author was born and raised in England, it was E. Hornung's travels and military service that served as the chief source of inspiration for his literary works. The volume Notes of a Ca. 'Notes of a Camp-Follower on the Western Front' is a work on the First World War and the experiences of the people involved in it.

Ernest William Hornung was born in Middlesbrough, England in After working briefly as a journalist, and publishing a series of poems in The Times, Hornung created the character for which he is best-remembered. camp follower by Barbara Klaw ‧ RELEASE DATE: Aug.

18, Definitely not the airy adventuring of Betty Utley St. John's Excess Baggage (Hastings House -- ), this is a soberer picture of the nation's new migratory population, the army wives, through Barbara Klaw's experiences in Neocho, Missouri (Camp Crowder).

Full title for some editions: Memoirs of a Camp-Follower: a Naturalist Goes to War. At least one later edition published under the title A Naturalist Goes to War.

Includes the following extract () relating to his duties following his appointed as Rat Officer to the Second Army. Not for nothing has the First World War gone down in history as the most literate, and literary, ever fought.

The products of mass education went into action en masse for the first time, and in the case of junior officers, the products of classical education went too. The result was an unprecedented mass of written material from the trenches. Letters home, diaries, and after the war, another.

The series of Raffles short stories were collected for sale in book form inand two further books of Raffles short stories followed, as well as a poorly received novel. Aside from his Raffles stories, Hornung was a prodigious writer of fiction, publishing numerous books fromwith A Bride from the Bush to his novel The Crime Doctor.Camp Follower One Army Brat's Story book.

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