World War One
This section of the TOMMY'S WAR part of the website is concerned with details of history and other factual matters, rather than the book itself.
There is also an eclectic selection of war poetry, including a poem by one of the combatants about one of the non-heroes, and two short verses by Rudyard Kipling, generally thought of today as a jingoistic supporter of the establishment.
It includes the following:
taken by Jack Cheam