skip to content
Drawing fire : the diary of a Great War soldier and artist Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Drawing fire : the diary of a Great War soldier and artist

Author: Len Smith
Publisher: London : Collins, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
The horrors of war in the trenches are brought to life with a rare immediacy and power through the diary of soldier and artist Len Smith. Enduring battles such as those at Loos and Vimy Ridge, Len survives with a mixture of whimsical humour, bravery and sheer good luck.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Diaries
Personal narratives, British
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Smith, Len.
Drawing fire.
London : Collins, 2009
(OCoLC)891465922
Named Person: Len Smith
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Len Smith
ISBN: 9780007313846 0007313845
OCLC Number: 421779381
Description: 383 pages : color illustrations, facsimiles ; 25 cm
Contents: About Len Smith and the diary --
A note on design --
The diary --
Len's letters home.
Responsibility: Len Smith.
More information:

Abstract:

A vivid and powerful diary of life in the trenches  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"I wish I could have met him - a sniper's rifle in one hand and an artist's brush in the other." Christy Campbell

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/421779381> # Drawing fire : the diary of a Great War soldier and artist
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "421779381" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> ; # London
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/782093250#Topic/soldat> ; # Soldat
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204623> ; # Great Britain
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/782093250#Organization/great_britain_army_infantry> ; # Great Britain. Army. Infantry
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/782093250#Topic/great_britain_army_infantry_history_20th_century> ; # Great Britain. Army. Infantry History 20th century
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1180746> ; # World War (1914-1918)
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/124946906> ; # Great Britain. Army. Infantry
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/782093250#Person/smith_len> ; # Len Smith
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/817559> ; # Artists
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85148236> ; # World War, 1914-1918
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/940.48141/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1125233> ; # Soldiers
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2007009155> ; # Artists--Great Britain
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/782093250#Topic/weltkrieg> ; # Weltkrieg
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/782093250#Place/grossbritannien> ; # Großbritannien
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/782093250#Topic/smith_len_diaries> ; # Smith, Len Diaries
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/782093250#Topic/artists_great_britain_diaries> ; # Artists Great Britain Diaries
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/782093250#Topic/soldiers_great_britain> ; # Soldiers--Great Britain
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/782093250#Person/smith_len> ; # Len Smith
    schema:datePublished "2009" ;
    schema:description "The horrors of war in the trenches are brought to life with a rare immediacy and power through the diary of soldier and artist Len Smith. Enduring battles such as those at Loos and Vimy Ridge, Len survives with a mixture of whimsical humour, bravery and sheer good luck."@en ;
    schema:description "About Len Smith and the diary -- A note on design -- The diary -- Len's letters home."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/782093250> ;
    schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
    schema:genre "Diaries"@en ;
    schema:genre "History"@en ;
    schema:genre "Personal narratives"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/891465922> ;
    schema:name "Drawing fire : the diary of a Great War soldier and artist"@en ;
    schema:productID "421779381" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/421779381#PublicationEvent/london_collins_2009> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/782093250#Agent/collins> ; # Collins
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780007313846> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA964167> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/421779381> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> # London
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "London" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/782093250#Organization/great_britain_army_infantry> # Great Britain. Army. Infantry
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Great Britain. Army. Infantry" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/782093250#Person/smith_len> # Len Smith
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Smith" ;
    schema:givenName "Len" ;
    schema:name "Len Smith" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/782093250#Place/grossbritannien> # Großbritannien
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Großbritannien" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/782093250#Topic/artists_great_britain_diaries> # Artists Great Britain Diaries
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Artists Great Britain Diaries"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/782093250#Topic/great_britain_army_infantry_history_20th_century> # Great Britain. Army. Infantry History 20th century
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Great Britain. Army. Infantry History 20th century"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/782093250#Topic/smith_len_diaries> # Smith, Len Diaries
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Smith, Len Diaries"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2007009155> # Artists--Great Britain
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Artists--Great Britain"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85148236> # World War, 1914-1918
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "World War, 1914-1918"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1125233> # Soldiers
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Soldiers"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1180746> # World War (1914-1918)
    a bgn:Meeting, schema:Event ;
    schema:name "World War (1914-1918)" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204623> # Great Britain
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Great Britain" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/817559> # Artists
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Artists"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/124946906> # Great Britain. Army. Infantry
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Great Britain. Army. Infantry" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780007313846>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0007313845" ;
    schema:isbn "9780007313846" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/891465922>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Drawing fire." ;
    schema:description "Online version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/421779381> ; # Drawing fire : the diary of a Great War soldier and artist
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.