Peter Moor's Journey to Southwest Africa: A Narrative of the German Campaign (Classic Reprint)

Peter Moor's Journey to Southwest Africa: A Narrative of the German Campaign (Classic Reprint)

by Gustav Frenssen
     
 

Excerpt from Peter Moor's Journey to Southwest Africa: A Narrative of the German Campaign

I have always felt that all war stories dwell too much on the glory and glamour of war, and too little on the hardships and horrors and the unnecessary cruelty of it; and so when I read a little German book about the Southwest African war of 1903-04, I wished that every one

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Excerpt from Peter Moor's Journey to Southwest Africa: A Narrative of the German Campaign

I have always felt that all war stories dwell too much on the glory and glamour of war, and too little on the hardships and horrors and the unnecessary cruelty of it; and so when I read a little German book about the Southwest African war of 1903-04, I wished that every one else might read it. To me it was absorbingly interesting and beautifully told. This summer I have translated it in the hope that it will affect other people as it affected me.

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ISBN-13:
9781331490258
Publisher:
FB &c Ltd
Publication date:
07/16/2015
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.57(d)

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