Alemein to Zem Zem

by Keith Castellain Douglas

Publisher: Faber in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 152 Downloads: 889
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Places:

  • Africa, North.,
  • Great Britain

Subjects:

  • Douglas, Keith Castellain, 1920-1944,
  • Great Britain. Army. Nottinghamshire Sherwood Rangers Yeomanry -- Biography,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, British,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North,
  • Soldiers -- Great Britain -- Biography

Edition Notes

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The book is mainly a personal account of Douglas’s experiences as a young tank commander in the Sherwood Rangers Yeomanry with the British Eighth Army at the Second Battle of El Alamein in October–November Zem Zem is the name of a wadi in Tunisia where Cited by: Alamein to Zem Zem (Paperback) by Keith Douglas and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Buy Alamein to Zem Zem Reprint by Douglas, Keith (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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Eager not to miss the action, he took a truck and, against orders, drove to re-join his regiment. He served as a tank commander throughout the whole of the allied advance across North Africa, and Alamein to Zem Zem () is his story.

When his tank regiment began fighting in El Alamein inDouglas was instructed to stay behind as a staff officer. But he made his own way to the battlefield, an experience which he recounted in his prose memoir Alamein to Zem Zem (first published in ).

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'This is the only book from the Second World War comparable with the Brand: Faber & Faber. Published to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Battle of El Alamein in the north African desert, this book is a description of Douglas' experiences on the desert battlefield.

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ALAMEIN TO ZEM ZEM. Book review by Anthony Campbell. The review is licensed under a Creative Commons License. Keith Douglas was probably the finest poet of the second world war. At the outbreak of war he was still an undergraduate at Oxford, but he volunteered for service within days of the declaration of war.

His training started in July   The post ‘Into battle, through the looking glass: Richard Skinner on Keith Douglas’s Alamein to Zem Zem’ appeared first on Faber Finds.

Richard Skinner wrote the Preface to the Faber Finds edition of Alamein to Zem Zem which will be for sale at the UNICORNS, ALMOST shop at 20, Castle Street, Hay-on-Wye from 25 May-7 June. A classic war book by one of the finest poets of the Second World War.

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The author himself was a Brand: Lucknow Books. Few records of war are a lucid, vivid and sensitively written as Keith Douglas' "Alamein to Zem Zem". The author himself was a man of great poetic gifts who had established himself as a leading light in the Oxford literary circles, tutored by no less a person than First World War veteran and acclaimed poet Edmund Blunden.

Alamein to Zem Zem bears as a frontispiece a photograph of its author. Keith Douglas leans against the bonnet of a lorry, arms spread out, smiling. He wears khaki shirt and trousers, officer’s cap. He is 22 but looks older. A classic war book by one of the finest poets of the Second World War.

Keith Douglas was posted to Palestine in with a cavalry regiment. When fighting broke out at El Alamein inhe was instructed to stay behind as a staff officer. But he wanted to fight, and so, completely disobeying orders, he drove a truck to the sight of the battle.

When his tank regiment began fighting in El Alamein inDouglas was instructed to stay behind as a staff officer. But he made his own way to the battlefield, an experience which he recounted in his prose memoir Alamein to Zem Zem (first published in ).

He later took part in the Normandy invasion on 6 Juneand was killed three /5(27). When his tank regiment began fighting in El Alamein inDouglas was instructed to stay behind as a staff officer. But he made his own way to the battlefield, an experience which he recounted in his prose memoir Alamein to Zem Zem (first published in ).

He later took part in the Normandy invasion on 6 Juneand was killed three Reviews: Alamein to Zem Zem | A classic war book by one of the finest poets of the Second World War.

Keith Douglas was posted to Palestine in with a cavalry regiment. When fighting broke out at El Alamein inhe was instructed to stay behind as a staff officer.

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When the battle of El Alamein began, the poet Keith Douglas was in Cairo with Divisional HQ. Eager not to miss the action, he took a truck and, against orders, drove to re-join his regiment. He served as a tank commander throughout the whole of the allied advance across North Africa, and Alamein to Zem Zem () is his story.

Boyishness and Brand: Faber & Faber. Since our inception in Finds has been proud to publish Alamein to Zem Zem, Keith Douglas’s prose account of his experiences on the desert battlefield of World War huge interest in this title has testified to the enduring fascination readers have with this exceptional, enigmatic writer: one of the great war poets who also excelled as a fighting man.

Alamein to Zem Zem. [London] Editions Poetry London [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Keith Douglas.

Find more information about: OCLC Number: Notes: At head of title: Keith Douglas. "First published in " Poems: xvi p.

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