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Forum: Novices and Newcomers 10-19-2011, 12:49 PM
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Posted By Galadriel55
I totally missed the most obvious one: Mordor...

I totally missed the most obvious one: Mordor landscape.





I think both passages could be describing the landscape of the Somme...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 10-18-2011, 08:17 PM
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Posted By Galadriel55
Thanks for correcting me. I must admit that I...

Thanks for correcting me. I must admit that I haven't been reading too many WW1 books (compared to the number of WW2 books I've read), but that's probably because in my original country's WW1...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 10-15-2011, 04:19 PM
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Posted By Galadriel55
This word isn't really used now, as they became...

This word isn't really used now, as they became things of the past by WW2 (yes, I also use this abbreviation). I only came upon this term in my research for History class. And I thought of the...
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 10-14-2011, 09:03 PM
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Posted By Galadriel55
No, it's not a parallel. It's more of a...

No, it's not a parallel. It's more of a subconcious memmory showing through. Though maybe you're right about this one.
Forum: Novices and Newcomers 10-14-2011, 06:22 PM
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Posted By Galadriel55
Tolkien In a hole in the trench there lived a soldier

...Or, in other words, another hint in Tolkien's writings about his experiences of World War One.



Compare:

In the hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. Not a dugout...
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