World War I Italy has a woman, cheese, alcohol, and bombs. An American ambulance driver romances, eats, drinks, and blows up.
1929 - Massachusetts - June 1929 issue of Scribner's magazine labeled as pornography in Boston despite sex being omitted from text as a literary device
Italy - banned for its accurate account of the Italian retreat from Caporetto
1933 - Germany - burned by the Nazi government
1939 - Ireland
1974 - Texas - Dallas Independent School District high school libraries faced challenges
1980 - New York - Challenged at the Vernon-Verona-Sherill School district as a "sex novel"
Banned in Italy by the fascist government until 1948 for above (possibly due to an interview Hemingway had with Mussolini in 1923 for the Toronto Star full of scorn, calling the Italian government "the biggest bluff in Europe.")
In 1943, Fernanda Pivano translated the work to Italian and was arrested for the work being "anti-Italian"
Doyle, Robert P. Banned Books: Challenging Our Freedom to Read. ALA. 2014.
Hemingway, Ernest. Farewell to Arms. Charles Scribner's Sons. 1929.
"Dances and Dames." Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/