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Keith Douglas (1920 - 1944)

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  • Keith Douglas (1920-1944) attended Christ's Hospital School, Sussex, following in the footsteps of Coleridge and Lamb. He went up to Oxford in 1938, then to war. In the Desert Campaign he was injured by a land mine but soon returned to active service. All the time he was writing letters and poems. He was killed in the Allied invasion of Normandy.
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