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Alamein to Zem Zem.

Keith Douglas

Alamein to Zem Zem.

by Keith Douglas

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Published by Faber in London .
Written in English


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Keith Douglas is the author of Alamein to Zem Zem ( avg rating, ratings, 10 reviews, published ), The Complete Poems ( avg rating, 58 rat /5.   When the battle of El Alamein began, the poet Keith Douglas was in Cairo with Divisional HQ. Eager not to miss the action, he took a truck and, against orders, drove to re-join his regiment. He served as a tank commander throughout the whole of the allied advance across North Africa, and Alamein to Zem Zem () is his Edition: Main.

Few records of war are a lucid, vivid and sensitively written as Keith Douglas’ “Alamein to Zem Zem”. The author himself was a man of great poetic gifts who had established himself as a leading light in the Oxford literary circles, tutored by no less a person than First World War veteran and . Alamein to Zem Zem is a military memoir of the Western Desert campaign of World War II written by the British soldier-poet Keith Douglas shortly before his death in action in Normandy in June It was first published in The book is mainly a personal.

When the battle of El Alamein began, the poet Keith Douglas was in Cairo with Divisional HQ. Eager not to miss the action, he took a truck and, against orders, drove to re-join his regiment. He served as a tank commander throughout the whole of the allied advance across North Africa, and Alamein to Zem Zem () is his story. Boyishness and. Buy Alamein to Zem Zem, Oxfam, Keith Douglas, Books, History. Cookies on oxfam dust jacket has been covered by a removable see-through sleeve to protect it which can be removed without harm to the book. Pages are tanned inside, possible due to war economy paper used. The text block is complete and has both black and white and colour.


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For the British the Battle of el Alamein was a great and significant victory. As Winston Churchill wrote after the war “Before Alamein we never had a victory.

After Alamein, we never had a defeat.”. The. Get this book in print. Find in a library; All sellers» Alamein to Zem Zem. Keith Douglas. Random House, - History - pages. 1 Review. A British poet and officer describes tank battles in North Africa and his own impressions of war's comradery, danger, and excitement A remarkably human look at the N African front 4/5(1).

A classic war book by one of the finest poets of the Second World War. Keith Douglas was posted to Palestine in with a cavalry regiment.

When fighting broke out at El Alamein inhe was instructed to stay behind as a staff officer. But he wanted to fight, and so, completely disobeying orders, he drove a truck to the sight of the battle. Alamein to Zem Zem | A classic war book by one of the finest poets of the Second World War.

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The author himself was a man of great poetic gifts who. Richard Skinner wrote the Preface to the Faber Finds edition of Alamein to Zem Zem which will be for sale at the UNICORNS, ALMOST shop at 20, Castle Street, Hay-on-Wye from 25 May-7 June. Richard Skinner is a novelist and poet, and Director of the Fiction Programme at Faber Academy.