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1918, the Last Act


by Barrie Pitt

Photograph of two German soldiers in spiked helmets and fur coats, standing in snow woods, holding their rifles with bare hands, dated January 24, 1918. A short translation from the reverse: “. . . The Russians are already gone. They are right. We should do the same . . . " (translation, Thomas Faust).

Photograph of two German soldiers in spiked helmets and fur coats, standing in the snow, dated January 24, 1918. A short translation from the reverse: “. . . The Russians are already gone. They are right. We should do the same . . . " (translation, Thomas Faust). © John Shea

1918, the Last Act by Barrie Pitt

Publisher: Ballantine Books, Inc., 1963

Copyright: 1962 by Barrie Pitt