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This is an account of his experiences,starting with his early life, but the bulk of the book concerns his expexperiences in Gallipoli, then on the Western Front,then as a prisoner of war It is a fascinating historical autobiography, ably edited by his book would make an interesting film or/5(10). The story in The Soldier Son Trilogy is a deeply troubling one - one that pulls at you as it walks into darkness. The world is believable, and the characters are so very real you will find yourself actually hurting for them, and holding your breath at times/5. In , a collection of poems titled Any Soldier to His Son, authored by George Willis, was published by George Allen & Unwin LTD out of London. Although there is not much readily available biographical information on Willis, it is known that he was a soldier in the British army during World War I. Hector speeds to his own house, but his wife Andromache is not there. A servant tells him that she has gone to Troy’s tower to watch the fighting. Hector runs to the gates, where he meets Andromache and their infant son ache weeps for the past loss of her family to the Achaeans, and asks for Hector to stay within Troy’s walls, fearing that she will become a widow.
Barnes, a competent soldier, feels incapable of “dealing with death in an alien culture and he had no idea how to relate to this man or the death of his son. It was too foreign. A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier Introduction. Ever dream of being a war hero? American culture loves to celebrate wars and battles. Movies like Rambo and make fighting look almost fun. Video games like Call of Duty let us literally play war. Heck, we even have paintball games where we can pretend to shoot other people in mock battles. His letters from the Pacific theater—especially from Guadalcanal, Angaur, and Saipan—capture the everyday life of a soldier physician. His son, Michael P. Gabriel, a professional historian, has faithfully preserved, edited, and annotated that correspondence to add a new dimension to our understanding of the social history of World War II. A World War II soldier’s frayed diary is tucked away in a cigar box. His granddaughter uses the true story for her college history project. His son, Rev. Chris Edmonds is .