Between Heidi and Horror: A Brief Memoir of the Somme ~ by: Archibald Brinsley Fox
|Title: Between Heidi and Horror: A Brief Memoir of the Somme
Author: Archibald Brinsley Fox (Nemesis Publishing)
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|Between Heidi and Horror is the autobiographical tale of Brinsley Fox’s mysterious desertion from the Battle of the Somme. With admirable candour, Fox writes about precisely how the infamous Battle began, how he tried to prevent it and how he subsequently deserted to escape it.
Known in his day as a spy, forger, thief, inveterate gambler and venal libertine, Fox’s motives for being at the Battle were always suspect. He signed up to the British Army in 1914 largely because he was being…