Published on the eve of World War II, Vera Brittain’s memoir – The Testament of Youth – humanized the victims of war, and warned against the intoxicating elixir of duty and patriotism. This video explores her book, and features images from the 2015 film of the same name starring Alicia Vikander and Kit Harington directed by James Kent.

Purchase the book here.

The film is available on Netflix.

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