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''No Hero For the Kaiser'', written by RudolfFrank and published in 1931, is set during WorldWarI.

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''No Hero For the Kaiser'', written by RudolfFrank and published in 1931, is set during WorldWarI.
UsefulNotes/WorldWarI.


* ButNowIMustGo: [[spoiler: The ending.]]



* HighOctaneNightmareFuel: Many scenes qualify, but those of Jan, when he's in the hospital, stand out.

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* HighOctaneNightmareFuel: Many scenes qualify, but those of Jan, when he's in the hospital, stand out.ButNowIMustGo: [[spoiler: The ending.]]



* NeverTrustATitle: Not this one, or the current German one (Der Junge, der seinen Geburtstag vergaß - The boy who forgot his birthday). Talking about the original title here, which was actually "Der Schädel des Negerhäuptlings Makaua" - The skull of the negro chief Makaua. (Yes, this book was written before political correctness had been invented.)
* WarIsHell: The entire point of the book.
* WorldWarI: Set in both the Eastern and Western fronts.

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* NeverTrustATitle: Not this one, or the current German one (Der ("Der Junge, der seinen Geburtstag vergaß vergaß" - The "The boy who forgot his birthday). birthday"). Talking about the original title here, which was actually "Der Schädel des Negerhäuptlings Makaua" - The "The skull of the negro chief Makaua.Makaua". (Yes, this book was written before political correctness had been invented.)
* WarIsHell: The entire point of the book.
* WorldWarI: Set in both the Eastern and Western fronts.
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This is an anti-war novel written for children. [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotForKids It is just as gruesome as]] ''ElfenLied''.

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This is an anti-war novel written for children. [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotForKids It is just as gruesome as]] ''ElfenLied''.
''Manga/ElfenLied''.

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* {{Narm}}: Unfortunately yes. Comparing bullets killing people with "sneaky gnats"?
* NeverTrustATitle: Not this one, or the current German one (Der Junge, der seinen Geburtstag vergaß - The boy who forgot his birthday). Talking about the original title here, which was actually "Der Schädel des Negerhäuptlings Makaua" - The skull of the negro chief Makaua. (Yes, this book was written before political correctness had been invented.)


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Click ''No Hero For the edit button to start this new page. Kaiser'', written by RudolfFrank and published in 1931, is set during WorldWarI.

The protagonist is a teenage Polish boy named Jan. His entire world is turned upside down when his home village is destroyed in a battle. He is then adopted by a German artillery unit and the book follows his exploits on both the eastern and western fronts.

This is an anti-war novel written for children. [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotForKids It is just as gruesome as]] ''ElfenLied''.

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!! ''No Hero For the Kaiser'' contains examples of :

* AnyoneCanDie: A recurring theme.
* ButNowIMustGo: [[spoiler: The ending.]]
* BadassNormal: Jan is eventually viewed by practically everyone else as this.
* BannedInChina: The book was banned in Nazi Germany.
* HighOctaneNightmareFuel: Many scenes qualify, but those of Jan, when he's in the hospital, stand out.
* WarIsHell: The entire point of the book.
* WorldWarI: Set in both the Eastern and Western fronts.

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