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The Greatest Escape By Steve J Plummer
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This is the story of the largest mass escape of Prisoners of War during World War Two. This extraordinary enterprise surpassed even the famous "Great Escape" of 1944 by British and Allied... More > officers from Stalag Luft III - yet few people are even aware of it. The extraordinary events took place at a PoW Camp near Bridgend, South Wales and they continue to raise questions, even today. How many prisoners were actually involved in the break out? And did any of them succeed in getting home? The author, who lived and worked in and around Bridgend for thirty years, has carefully trawled the archives in an attempt to uncover the truth. The result is a novel which is both honest to the spirit of events and entertaining in its speculation of what may have taken place behind the smokescreen of official misinformation. "The book is a great read, the story flows nicely at a comfortable pace." - Maj. John A Thomas MA, TD**, Director of the 1940's Swansea Bay Museum.< Less
The Sterling Papers - Volume One: Sterling Goes East By Steve J Plummer
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Will Sterling was no more than a teenager when he was tricked into enrolling in The Royal Navy in 1849. Finding he had little aptitude as a sailor, he was transferred to The Royal Marine Infantry,... More > guarding a forgotten garrison on the Island of Saint Helena. There, he came across an old school adversary who, due to his family's social position and wealth, had purchased a commission in the Grenadier Guards. The officer quickly decided that he is in need of a soldier-servant - and so begins a string of misadventures, the bullish officer dragging Will, now his reluctant orderly, into ever deeper trouble as he blunders through a military career based on blatant exaggeration and lies.< Less
Enlist ! The Story of One Man's Determination to Serve His Country By Steve J Plummer
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Re-worked to mark the centenary of the Armistice, ‘Enlist!’ is the result of many years of tenacious detective work. Using family papers, photographs and official records, the author... More > weaves an account of the Great War which resonates with authenticity. Denied the chance to join up in August 1914, Talbot Wheelwright had to lie in order for the Army to accept him. Nominated for a commission, he is soon posted to the Western Front but in the horror of battle, Talbot’s Battalion Commander is seriously wounded. His replacement, newly promoted and supremely self-confident is instantly disdainful of both Talbot’s civilian background and his humanity. With connections within the highest reaches of the War Cabinet, the new Colonel quickly contrived to have Talbot home in disgrace. Convinced that every available man is needed on the Front Lines, Talbot petitioned his senior officers until finally he is allowed to return - to one of the harshest battle zones of the Great War.< Less
The Sterling Papers - Volume Two: Sterling In The Crimea By Steve J Plummer
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The story of Will Sterling of Her Majesty's Grenadier Guards continues with this, the second volume of his journals. We find Will reluctantly travelling with his hedonistic and despotic officer,... More > Sebastian D'Arkley as they sail into the Black Sea and the tumult that is The Crimea just as Britain enters the violent argument brewing between Turkey and the mighty Russian Empire. As D'Arkley careers from embarrassment to disaster and back again, Will is expected to discreetly save him from himself, from Russian bullets, from the outrage of his fellow officers and from D'Arkley's own self-created reputation as a master tactician and war-hero. And all the while, he must keep under wraps the increasing list of crimes and indiscretions that are collecting in D'Arkley's past. While every volume stands on its own, it is recommended that you read them in chronological order, starting with 'The Sterling Papers - Volume One: Sterling Goes East'.< Less

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