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QUARTERED SAFE OUT HERE Large Print by  George MacDonald Fraser - First Edition - 1993 - from Ravenswood Books and


by Fraser, George MacDonald

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket

Leicester: Charnwood. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1993. First Edition. Hardcover. 0708987222 . Scarce Edition, large print. No jacket as issued. This is an ex-library book but markings are fairly unobtrusive, sticker on spine, stamp first page and stickers inside back cover. Light wear to corners & spine ends, light soiling outer edge of pages. Interior pages clean & tight. This is the author's own factual and highly personal account of the Burma War. He describes life and death in Nine Section, a small group of hard-bitten and possibly eccentric Cumbrian borderers with whom the author, then nineteen, served in the last great land campaign of World War II, when the 17th Black Cat Division captured a vital strongpoint deep in Japanese territory. It is war in close-up, fearsome, sometimes appalling, often funny, and always a disturbing reminder of how the world and its attitudes to soldiering have changed in fifty years. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 358 pages .


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