Undertones of War: Chapter XXI: The Crash of Pillars (9)

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
Page 221 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 carries on by describing the experience of finally being relieved, with, as Blunden adds, 'all in billets by 3.30 am' . The alteration is ink in Blunden's hand. He also describes the weariness and the men's...