Prose & Poetry - The Muse in Arms - The Christian Soldier
First published in London in November 1917 and reprinted in February 1918 The Muse in Arms comprised, in the words of editor E. B. Osborne:
"A collection of war poems, for the most part written in the field of action, by seamen, soldiers, and flying men who are serving, or have served, in the Great War".
Of the book's total of 131 poems this category - The Christian Soldier - contains seven. Each can be accessed using the sidebar to the right. Each of the poems in The Christian Soldier deal with religious themes, including services at the Front, Christmas, etc.
Summarised below is a list of the poems available within this category:
- Cyril Winterbotham - The Cross of Wood
- J. M. Rose-Troup - What is War?
- Robert Palmer - How Long, O Lord?
- Colwyn Philipps - Release
- H. S. Graham - In the Lower Garden
- Cyril Winterbotham - A Christmas Prayer
- W. H. Littlejohn - Holy Communion Service, Suvla Bay
'Case-Shot' was the name for a short-range artillery anti-personnel shell filled with pellets, chain-links, etc.
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