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Channel firing

Nigel Lewis

Channel firing

the tragedy of Exercise Tiger

by Nigel Lewis

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Published by Viking in London, England, Markham, Ont., Canada .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Slapton Sands, Battle of, England, 1944.,
  • Exercise Tiger.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, German.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [290]-[297]) and index.

    StatementNigel Lewis.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 308 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages308
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17780694M
    ISBN 100670823988

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Known as Exercise Tiger, the operation included manoeuvres and rehearsals on landing craft in the English Channel. On the night of April 28ththe landing craft had inadequate escort of warships and seven German E-boats in the area moved in/5(4).

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The repetition of the letter “g” in “great guns” establishes the poem’s steady rhythm at the onset while calling attention to the disruptive guns that awaken the dead. In the poem, the dead are disturbed by gunshots firing in the English Channel. They believe that it is Judgment Day, but God informs them that they were awakened by gunnery practice—and that it is fortunate for them that “the judgment hour” has not arrived, because they would be sent to hell for trying to make “red war yet redder.”.

Thomas Hardy () was born and spent most of his life in Dorset and was living at Max Gate, Dorchester, in April when he wrote "Channel Firing". The poem was a late candidate for his collection "Satires of Circumstance, Lyrics and Reveries".Author: John Welford.

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Till God called, “No. "Channel Firing" is Thomas Hardy's way of saying that war is pointless. They've been around forever, but what has truly been accomplished by it. The narrator is a dead person awoke from its. The Proud Tower: Barbara Tuchman's View of the World on the Road to War Channel Firing BY THOMAS HARDY That night your great guns, unawares, Shook all our coffins as we lay, And broke the chancel window-squares, We thought it was the Judgment-day And sat upright.

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This historical context is crucial to understanding the poem as it expresses the dark and sorrowful foreshadowing of the months before the war, creating feelings of tension, turmoil and unrest. Channel Firing So down we lay again.

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They fought, killed, and.Channel Firing by Lewis, Nigel A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Get this from a library!

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