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The Secret Battle by A. P. Herbert
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The Secret Battle
by A. P. Herbert
Publisher: Methuen & co 1919
A novel which draws upon Herbert's experiences as a junior infantry officer in the First World War, and has been praised for its accurate and truthful portrayal of the mental effects of the war on the participants. It was one of the earliest novels to contain a detailed description of Gallipoli, and to challenge the Army's executions of soldiers for desertion.