1922 Encyclopædia Britannica/Kipling, Rudyard

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KIPLING, RUDYARD (1865-), British author (see 15.825), published (with C. R. L. Fletcher) a History of England (1911); Songs from Books (1913); and a play, The Harbour Watch (1913). After the outbreak of the World War, he wrote a number of descriptive studies of the forces, viz., The New Armies in Training (1914); France at War (1915); Fringes of the Fleet (1915); and Sea Warfare (1916), as well as a volume of short stories, A Diversity of Creatures (1917), and some small volumes of war poetry. In 1920 he published Letters of Travel, an account of various wanderings between 1892 and 1913.