Eyewitness Accounts of the First World War: The Great War on Land, Sea and Air
By Lenny Flank
Published: November 10, 2009.
Three firsthand accounts of "The Great War". E.R.M. Fryer was one of the very few British infantry officers to survive the war from beginning to end. Baron Edgar von Spiegel was a German U-boat captain. And Eddie Rickenbacker was the highest-scoring American fighter ace, flying Spads against the Richthofen sqaudrons.