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Shed in France in 1978 this excellent new translation brings Barthas wartime writings to English language readers for the first time His notebooks and letters represent the uintessential memoir of a poilu or hairy one as the untidy unshaven French infantryman of the fighting trenches was familiarly known Upon Barthas return home in 1919 he painstakingly transcribed his day to day writings into nineteen notebooks preserving not only his own story but also the larger story of the unnumbered soldiers who ne This has to be one

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Poilu The World War I Notebooks of Corporal Louis Barthas Barrelmaker 1914 – 1918An exceptionally vivid memoir of a French soldiers experience of the First World WarMax Hastings New York Times bestselling author 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 First publi The lion's share o