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Henri Barbusse
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Variant translation: Two armies that fight each other is like one large army that commits suicide. - Under Fire (1916)


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Henri Barbusse
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Born: May 17, 1873

Died: August 30, 1935 (aged 62)

Nationality: French

Occupation: Novelist

Bio: Henri Barbusse was a French novelist and a member of the French Communist Party.

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