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Daily Video for June 22 – Erich Maria Remarque Born

TODAY IN HISTORY…

Happy Birthday, Erich Maria REmarque

Born on June 22, 1898, Erich Maria Remarque served in the German army during World War I.  His novel, All Quiet on the Western Front, written about his experiences in the war became an international best-seller in 1928, and created a new literary genre that focused on a soldier’s physical and emotional stresses in battle and the struggles they had returning to civilian life after the conflict.

 

Check out this video summarizing All Quiet on the Western Front:

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