The Diary of a Dead Officer: being the posthumous papers of A. G. West. [Edited with an introduction by C. J.], i.e. C. E. M. Joad. / [By West, Arthur Graeme, 1891-1917.]

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Arthur Graeme West

Published in 1919, shortly after the war, Diary of a Dead Officer charts the growing disillusionment of a British officer, Arthur Graeme West, who enlisted in the army in 1915 out of a sense of ...

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‘Diary of a Dead Officer’: diary and poems by Arthur Graeme West, who enlisted in 1915 and was killed in 1917. The diary is one of the first published realistic accounts of life in the trenches.