Daily Archive: March 7, 2017

Mar 07

A Little “Over the Top”: A brief question and answer with Over the Top editor David Scott Stieghan

Who wrote Over the Top Arthur Guy Empey Where was the Empey born?Born in Utah with a Canadian father and American mother, Arthur Guy Empey received part of his schooling in Virginia before the family moved to New York City. Did he serve in just the British Army?No, not at all. Lying about his age, …

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Mar 07

A Look at Trench Warfare in “Over the Top”

  Trench warfare is a type of war strategy involving both sides digging deep trenches to defend against the enemy. In the fifty years leading up to World War I (WWI), there were many technological advances in modern warfare, making WWI a war fought in fire power–more than any past war preceding it. On the …

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