A Bloody Picnic

A Bloody Picnic : Tommy's Humour, 1914-18

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One of the crucial factors that kept Tommy going on the Western Front was his ability to see what was comic in the horror, deprivation and discomfort of trench warfare - an attitude which blossomed further in the rest areas behind the lines. The nature of the comedy ranged from gentle irony to a rougher hilarity that produced full-on belly laughs.show more

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  • Electronic book text | 216 pages
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • 0752461478
  • 9780752461472