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  1. Siegfried Loraine Sassoon CBE MC (8 September 1886 – 1 September 1967) was an English war poet, writer, and soldier. Decorated for bravery on the Western Front, [1] he became one of the leading poets of the First World War.

  2. Siegfried Sassoon is best remembered for his angry and compassionate poems about World War I, which brought him public and critical acclaim. Avoiding the sentimentality and jingoism of many war poets, Sassoon wrote of the horror and brutality of trench warfare and contemptuously satirized generals,…

  3. Siegfried Sassoon (born Sept. 8, 1886, Brenchley, Kent, Eng.—died Sept. 1, 1967, Heytesbury, Wiltshire) was an English poet and novelist, known for his antiwar poetry and for his fictionalized autobiographies, praised for their evocation of English country life.

  4. Sep 10, 2016 · Sassoon’s verse is often satirical, always truthful, and he writes with such a striking discordance, that it’s easy to see why he was revered as much a century ago as he is today. Here is a selection of ten of his poems, most of which are personal favourites.

  5. Discover facts about the life and works of Siegfried Sassoon who wrote both poetry and prose. Find out how as a war hero he was nearly court-martialled.

  6. Siegfried Sassoon, born in England in 1886, is best known for his poems inspired by his experiences in World War I. Also a novelist, Sassoon died on September 1, 1967.

  7. Dec 30, 2005 · In many quarters these days, Siegfried Sassoon is best known as one of the principals in Pat Barker's exceptional 1992 novel, "Regeneration," about the real-life Sassoon's treatment for shell...

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