An Escaper's Log ePUB ☆ An Escaper's ePUB ´

An Escaper's Log ePUB ☆ An Escaper's  ePUB ´ WWI memoir Some interesting bits, particularly the general thrust that attempting to escape was somewhat of an ongoing game for captured soldiers a remnant, in a way, of the dying old way of fighting wars the Napoleonic structure of it, where gentlemen officers lead the massed underclasses and treat opposing officers with a sense of respect There was, it seems, little risk in escape attempts The, therefore, took on elaborate structures, absurd role playing elements, a way for bored young men to p Some interesting bits, particularly the general thrust that attempting to escape was somewhat of an ongoing game for captured soldiers a remnant, in a way, of the dying old way of fighting wars the Napoleonic structure of it, where gentlemen officers lead the massed underclasses and treat opposing officers with a sense of respect There was, it seems, little risk in escape attempts The, therefore, took on elaborate structures, absurd role playing elements, a way for bored young men to pass time In a way, this book shows the kind of innocence and jolly good old chap back slapping that was crushed on the anvil of two world wars I was hoping forthough Insights into what the camps were like, arefined writing, insights into the psychology of captive and captor Unfortunately, Grinnell Milne writes with little perspective on the meaning of the age, the transformations that are happening in society, or even acknowledging the horrors of the front lines He mentions Mons, the Somme, etc, in passing without flinching as his generation is entombed in their trenches

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