Through the Hitler Line : Memoirs of an Infantry Chaplain.

Laurence Wilmot's Second World War memoir is a rare thing: a first-hand account of front-line battle by an army officer who is a resolute non-combatant. And it is paradoxes such as this that also make Wilmot's book a unique and compelling document. Wilmot, as an Anglican chaplain, is a pri...

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Main Author: Wilmot, MC, Laurence F.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Waterloo : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2006.
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Summary:Laurence Wilmot's Second World War memoir is a rare thing: a first-hand account of front-line battle by an army officer who is a resolute non-combatant. And it is paradoxes such as this that also make Wilmot's book a unique and compelling document. Wilmot, as an Anglican chaplain, is a priest dressed as a warrior, a man of peace in battle fatigues. He is an incongruous figure in a theatre of war, always vigilant for opportunities to partake of silent meditation and prayer, never failing to lose sight of the larger moral issues of the war. His compassion is boundless, his sensitivity acute, an.
Physical Description:1 online resource (167 pages)
ISBN:9781554588220
1554588227