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68452: At Gouzeaucourt, early 1918

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posted on 2024-05-01, 14:50 authored by First World War Poetry Digital Archive Project Team

Manuscript in ink in Edmund Blunden's hand. Corrections also in ink. Published as 'Gouzeaucourt: The Deceitful Calm' in 'Undertones of War' (1928). Refers to the point after Blunden was taken out of the Passchendaele battle in January 1918, and were sent down to the 5th Army Front which would be overrun by the Germans on 21 March 1918 during the St Michael's offensive, after Blunden had returned to England. Written on the reverse of New Zealand Government Office paper.

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Identifier

9381.cpd | 9336.jpg | EBHRC_235.jpg 9337.jpg | EBHRC_236.jpg

Creator

Blunden, Edmund (1896-1974)

Date

Unknown

Spatial

Unknown

Source

Leaf

Medium

Paper

Format

Pen

Type

Poem | Poem

Pages

1, 2

Number of Pages

2

Contributor

Alisa Miller

Rights

The Harry Ransom Center / The Edmund Blunden Literary Estate

Collection ID

The Edmund C. Blunden Collection | The Edmund C. Blunden Collection

Repository Name

The Harry Ransom Center

Repository Address

The University of Texas at Austin, 21st and Guadalupe Streets, Austin, Texas, 78712, USA

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