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George MacDonald Fraser beloved for his series of Flashmanhistorical novels offers an action-packed memoir of his experiences inBurma during World War II. Fraser was only 19 when he arrived there inthe war's final year, and he offers a first-hand glimpse at thecamaraderie, danger, and satisfactions of service. A substantialEpilogue, occasioned by the 50th anniversary of VJ-Day in 1995, addspoignancy to a volume that eminent military historian John Keegandescribed as one of the great personal memoirs of the Second WorldWar.

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This text recollects life and death in Nine Section, a small group of hard-bitten and possibly eccentric Cumbrian borderers with whom the author, then 19, served in the last great land campaign of World War II.

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The acclaimed memoir of life on the front line in Burma during W.W.II, now in a mass market paperback edition. "A brilliantly entertaining read, with all the narrative power, gift for dialogue and surprising twists and turns that would be expected of Flashman's creator" "Financial Times".

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ISBN:
9780007105939
Author:
FRASER, GEORGE MACDONALD
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Libri
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NEW ED
Publication Date:
20001016
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TRADE PAPER
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
178 x 111 in.

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"Synopsis" by , This text recollects life and death in Nine Section, a small group of hard-bitten and possibly eccentric Cumbrian borderers with whom the author, then 19, served in the last great land campaign of World War II.
"Synopsis" by , The acclaimed memoir of life on the front line in Burma during W.W.II, now in a mass market paperback edition. "A brilliantly entertaining read, with all the narrative power, gift for dialogue and surprising twists and turns that would be expected of Flashman's creator" "Financial Times".

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