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A Soldier's Lament

By Tearing Newspapers  (booksie.com)

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: 43 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: War,Death,Life,Wwi,Ruin,Fear,Poppies

Preservation

By Sarit1046  (booksie.com)

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?

Short Story | Updated Jun 19, 2014 | Reads: 22 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Holocaust,Nazi,Wwi,Letters,God,Rabbi,Death,Camp,War

dutch_r

Black Snow

By Dutch R  (booksie.com)

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: 16 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Nazi,Wwi,Wwii,Youth,Church

The Lonely Soldier (poem)

By Ayden29  (booksie.com)

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: 29 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Wwi,Anzac,War

Dilemmas Of A Broken Soldier

By Izzi  (booksie.com)

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
Tags: Gay,World,War,One,Post,Homosexual,Ww1,Wwi

I Could See Him

By The Ragamufin  (booksie.com)

Literature homework

Short Story | Updated Sep 27, 2013 | Reads: 142 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: War,Disabled,Limbs,Love,Seasons,Park,Youth,Wilfered,Owen,Death,Wwi,Ww1,World,One,Angry

Why Us? Why Me?

By J Taylor  (booksie.com)

A story of life in the trenches and the Battle of the Somme - July 1st 1916.

Short Story | Updated May 22, 2013 | Reads: 39 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: War,Fiction,Short,Story,Young,Author,New,World,One,Wwi,Ww1

The Great Reconstruction Of 1918

By Loveliftedme  (booksie.com)

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.

Book | Updated Apr 11, 2013 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Wwi,Amputation,Samantha,Elizabeth,Chrystal,Grant,Christian ,Atlanta

Honorific Seargeant Of The First World War

By Iskah E Shirah  (booksie.com)

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.

Poetry | Updated Jan 28, 2013 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Wwi,World,War,One,Veteran,Plastic,Surgery,Guilt,Patriot,Patriotism,Army,Trench,England,Great,Britain

burgundy

The Spirit Of Pity

By Burgundy  (booksie.com)

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
Tags: Socialcommentary,History,Wwi,World,War,I

jausan

Gurtha & Sax

By Jausan  (booksie.com)

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...

Short Story | Updated Sep 20, 2012 | Reads: 11 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Wwi,National,Socialism,Short,Story,Jausan,Gurtha,Sax,Germany,Jazz,Singer,Music,Band,Ensemble,Piano

tangible_word_

The Corporal

By Tangible Word  (booksie.com)

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: 38 | Comments: 3 | Likes: 5
Tags: War,Fighting,Germans,Wwi,Trench,Soldiers

joy_evans

Explain The Significance Of November 11th

By Joy Evans  (booksie.com)

Explain the significance of November 11th 11:00am "Remembrance day". This was for school.

Essay | Updated Jul 14, 2010 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Wwi,Wwii,World,War,One,Two,Poppies,Feilds,Fought,Free,Minutes,Country,Our,Lieutenant,Colonel,John,Mccrae

srdarling

Cordial Thanks To The Late Archduke Franz Ferdinand

By Srdarling  (booksie.com)

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: 55 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
Tags: Wwi,Stalemate,Hell,War

srdarling

Alive (1917)

By Srdarling  (booksie.com)

WWI from the front lines- as told by the Lost Generation.

Poetry | Updated Mar 18, 2009 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Wwi,Tear,Gas,Bombs,Lost,Generation,1917,Dreams,War

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