Books: Western Front

EDUCATION BEFORE VERDUN — Arnold Zweig—Viking ($2.50).

Eight years ago U. S. readers were mostly unaware that the late great German Army had been made up of human beings. To the few that read it, a little book called Way of Sacrifice, by a Prussian officer who had fought before Verdun, came with the shock of revelation. Few months later a much wider U. S. audience was discovering The Case of Sergeant Grischa. Though it never became such an enormous seller as All Quiet on the Western Front, it soon ranked as a modern classic,...

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