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JOY STREET - A Wartime Romance in Letters 1940 - 1942

by Barford, Mirren and Lt. " Jock " Lewes. ; Wise, Michael T, editor. foreword & commentary by Alan Hoe

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Boston 1995, Little Brown, first US edition, hard bound in dust jacket, Fine/Fine cond ( with black remainder mark on bottom page block ), ................... A poignant series of letters between a young Oxford University student, and a British officer during the early years of WW 2. John " Jock " Lewes was a Welsh Guards Lt, who joined the Commandos, and served with Layforce in the Middle East. Later was invited by David Stirling to join him in organizing the Special Air Service in North Africa 1941. Lewes is considedered one of the founders of this famous British unit, the SAS, and the letter continue until his death in action in Dec 1941 with " L " Detachment, SAS in the North African desert.


  • Bookseller: ARTICLES OF WAR Ltd US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 34163
  • Title: JOY STREET - A Wartime Romance in Letters 1940 - 1942
  • Author: Barford, Mirren and Lt. " Jock " Lewes. ; Wise, Michael T, editor. foreword & commentary by Alan Hoe
  • Book condition: Used
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10:0316947679
  • ISBN 13:9780316947671
  • Publisher: Little Brown & Co (T)
  • Place: Boston
  • This edition first published: July 1995


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