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By Nossida Eor
Marcel Lafayette is a french foot soldier during WWI. This piece of work follows the his thoughts during an assault by German forces.
Short Story | Updated Sep 11, 2014 | Reads: 40 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
By Tearing Newspapers
A small story I wrote a couple years back for class during our WWI section. It was greatly influenced by Erich Maria Remarque's All Quiet on the Western Front. It's followed by Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae's poem, 'In Flanders Fields' that also inspired it.
It's a short story about a German...
Short Story | Updated Jun 20, 2014 | Reads: 52 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Ruth and her brother Max struggle to survive in a Nazi concentration camp. When letters begin arriving from a mysterious source, is it indeed a miracle?
By Dutch R
Germany has occupied Poland during,making the second world war a fact. A boy has entered the nazi army full of pride. Little did he know what was ahead of him. The boy was given an assignment to research a church nearby, but what he found was something quite unorthodox.
Novel | Updated Mar 20, 2014 | Reads: 20 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
WWI Australian digger (soldier) and his story. I wrote is many years ago when I was younger and in school, it was later published in a RSL magazine.
Poetry | Updated Mar 2, 2014 | Reads: 38 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
The aftermath of WW1 leaves Sam in shreds, but as he lives his daily struggle of a life, he faces the challenge of a new job. The man he loved died on the battlefield and he has to live with that for the rest of his life but, making it increasingly harder is George, the spiteful Second Footman...
Novel | Updated Feb 8, 2014 | Reads: 22 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
By J Taylor
A story of life in the trenches and the Battle of the Somme - July 1st 1916.
Samantha and Elizabeth (from Elizabeth's Birthday) along with a new friend, Chrystal, convert an athiest WWI survivor in bad need of a leg amputation to a Christian.
By Iskah E Shirah
You see me walking past in the grimy London street; guiltily you invite me into a pub for a drink. I eye you, adjust my face, and reply.
The memories of an old woman whose father and grandfather were caught in the World Wars.
Short Story | Updated Oct 31, 2012 | Reads: 5 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
Gurtha & Sax is a short story set in 1930s Berlin about a Jazz ensemble that is torn apart due to the national socialism movement in Germany prior to World War II. Gurtha Schnelling is a married jazz-singer that is faced with a choice to leave her husband and country or remain and die. Her...
By Tangible Word
A short glimpse at trench life during WWI
Also I'm uncomfortable with the swearing I added to the story, not that it's terribly strong, but I try to stay away from swearing in my writing. However I wanted this to be as realistic as possible.
Short Story | Updated Jul 27, 2011 | Reads: 17 | Comments: 4 | Likes: 5
By Joy Evans
Explain the significance of November 11th 11:00am "Remembrance day". This was for school.
WWI through the eyes of a soldier behind the lines in the trenches-- of course, many thanks to Archduke Ferdinand.
Poetry | Updated Apr 6, 2009 | Reads: 40 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2