All Quiet on the Western Front- Movie
Eliot's poem about this post WW1 "Waste Land" of humanity broken after the war.
author of the long narrative poems
In Parenthesis and The Anathemata
“Faced with the disintegration brought about by the First World War, David Jones sought to recover roots, not just for an individual, but for a whole people,” declares Atholl C. C. Murray in Critical Quarterly.
Partially based on the 1939 Dalton Trumbo novel, Johnny Got His Gun, One had started as a song James Hetfield had dreamt up, based on the notion of “just being a brain and nothing else,” before Cliff Burnstein suggested he read Trumbo’s book. The story of Joe Bonham, a good-looking, all-American boy encouraged to fight in World War I by his patriotic father, Bonham loses his legs, eyes, ears, mouth and nose to a German shell." --The Real Story Behind One from Metallica