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WWI

Photo used courtesy of Sookietex. Ernest Hemingway's 1929 novel A Farewell to Arms is set in Italy and Switzerland during World War One---a war in which Hemingway himself participated as an ambulance driver. World War One was one of the turning points in modern history. It destroyed the myth of...
Washington, DC By Adam Kampe Ernest Hemingway, 1918, Milan. Wikimedia Commons Image . Ernest Hemingway?s 1929 novel A Farewell to Arms is set in Italy and Switzerland during World War One---a war in which Hemingway himself participated as an ambulance driver. World War One was one of the turning...