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Arthur Guy Empey

Arthur Guy Empey was an American who responded to the sinking of the Lusitania by enlisting with the British Army to fight in France. His experiences in the trenches, including his ultimate wounding and convalescence, became this book. When published in 1917, it was a major hit and helped the recruiting effort when America entered the Great War. If you've heard of the horror of trench warfare in WWI and want to see it from below dirt level, Empey offers it all here. Also included is Empey's popular "Tommy's Dictionary of the Trenches" which humorously demistifies the slang used by the British soldier. (Summary by Mark F. Smith)

Arthur Guy Empey was an American who responded to the sinking of the Lusitania by enlisting with the British Army to fight in France. His experiences in the trenches, including his ultimate wounding and convalescence, became this book. When published in 1917, it was a major hit and helped the recruiting effort when America entered the Great War. If you've heard of the horror of trench warfare in WWI and want to see it from below dirt level, Empey offers it all here. Also included is Empey's popular "Tommy's Dictionary of the Trenches" which humorously demistifies the slang used by the British soldier. (Summary by Mark F. Smith)
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History

Description:

Arthur Guy Empey was an American who responded to the sinking of the Lusitania by enlisting with the British Army to fight in France. His experiences in the trenches, including his ultimate wounding and convalescence, became this book. When published in 1917, it was a major hit and helped the recruiting effort when America entered the Great War. If you've heard of the horror of trench warfare in WWI and want to see it from below dirt level, Empey offers it all here. Also included is Empey's popular "Tommy's Dictionary of the Trenches" which humorously demistifies the slang used by the British soldier. (Summary by Mark F. Smith)

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

7h 5m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

47:20


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

41:41


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

29:24


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

10:33


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

14:56


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

16:39


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

10:41


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

22:05


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

18:42


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

34:47


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

31:48


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

21:35


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

31:34


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

35:52


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

33:26


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

24:29