What influenced Ernest Hemingway's work A Farewell to Arms?

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Ernest Hemingway's A Farewell to Arms was actually very much inspired by his own life experiences during World War I. Hemingway was denied enlistment into the army due to poor vision, so he became a volunteer ambulance driver for the Red Cross instead, just like his protagonist Frederic Henry. Also, just like Frederic, Hemingway was stationed in Milan by the Red Cross and was also severely injured by an Austrian mortar shell . He was then...

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