Ernest Hemingway and Other Novelists on Their World War I Experiences

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Siegfried Sassoon

Before he went go on to write his largely autobiographical George Sherston trilogy of novels, the writer — most famous for his poetry — quit the army in a letter where he stated, “that the war upon which I entered as a war of defence and liberation has now become a war of aggression and conquest.”