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Poets 'domination' of First World War


Unpublished poems by World War I poet Siegfried Sassoon have been unearthed by Dr Jean Moorcroft Wilson, Sassoon's biographer.

Dr Wilson and Prof Gary Sheffield of the University of Birmingham discuss whether our image of the First World War is linked too closely to the poets' depictions, with the risk of forgetting the real military and political issues associated with the war.

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