Undertones of War: Chapter XXI: The Crash of Pillars (7)

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
Page 219 from 'The Crash of the Pillars' section of 'Undertones of War'. This section of the memoir describes Edmund Blunden's experience of Passchendaele, beginning with his battalion going 'over the top' on Tuesday 31 July 1917. This page describes the resumption of shelling, and a near miss. Blunden has added that 'the Aid Post and signallers' dugout were shattered'. The alteration is ink in Edmund's hand. This particular volume is a 6th impression copy...