WWI: Fifty two months, fifty two posts – 38 – Finished with the War; A Soldier’s Declaration.

Now most often referred to as “Finished with the War: A Soldier’s Declaration” this letter was really a statement that Sassoon issued to his commanding officer, declining to return to duty after he had been on convalescent leave due to contracting gastric fever in August 2016. This refusal to fight was, Sassoon believed, the best … More WWI: Fifty two months, fifty two posts – 38 – Finished with the War; A Soldier’s Declaration.