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Quartered Safe Out Here: A Harrowing Tale of World War II

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George MacDonald Fraser—beloved for his series of Flashman historical novels—offers an action-packed memoir of his experiences in Burma during World War II. Fraser offers a firsthand glimpse at the camaraderie, danger, and satisfactions of service. A substantial epilogue, occasioned by the fiftieth anniversary of V-J Day in 1995, adds poignancy to a volume that eminent military historian John Keegan described as “one of the great personal memoirs of the Second World War.”

In this rattling-good memoir, novelist, historian, and screenwriter Fraser vividly recounts the nerve-racking frontline action he saw while serving as a nineteen-year-old soldier during what turned out to be the last great land campaign of World War II—the British armys ferocious campaign against the Japanese in Burma. The realism of his story, combined with the skills of a talented novelist, create a book of sentiment and excitement. This is unforgettable reading, both for fans of Frasers novels and for anyone interested in one of the great battles of World War II.

About the Author

George MacDonald Fraser served in World War II and went on to become a journalist, novelist, and screenwriter. He has won critical and popular acclaim for his successful Flashman series of historical novels. He died at the age of eighty-two on January 2, 2008.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781629142036
Author:
Fraser, George Macdonald
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Author:
Fraser, George MacDonald
Subject:
Military - World War II
Subject:
Military-World War II General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20140831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
264
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in

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History and Social Science » Military » General History
History and Social Science » Military » World War II » China, Burma, and India
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