Wilfred Owen

Let us tell you about this famous poet: his life, his regiment, the place where he spent his last night and wrote the last letter to his mother, and his death.

Wilfred Owen

Owen biography

Wilfred Owen, a British soldier and poet who was killed on Nov. 4th 1918 on the Sambre canal which flows through Ors, is almost unknown in France, though he is the second poet...

"Maison Forestière Wilfred Owen" - Ors

Ors Forest House

Special place where British poet Wilfred Owen wrote his last letter to his mother before being killed on Nov. 4 1918.

Dulce et decorum est - owen's poem - Ors

Owen poems

.../... On the 12th of January 1917, together with his men, he found himself in a half-swamped shelter in no man’s land. Pinned under the earth for almost two days, whilst...

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