Johnny got his gun, by dalton trumbo, is a powerful novel the bantam paperback includes a fascinating introduction by trumbo, written in 1959 with a 1970 addendum the intro notes that the novel itself was written in 1938 and published just after the start of world war ii. The man who wrote washington jitters adds another string to his longbow with a book which is so extreme, and so gruesome, that it will be difficult to sell. Dalton trumbo (novel), dalton trumbo (screenplay) johnny got his gun (1971) 9 of 11 people found this review helpful.
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