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What Did You Do In the War, Dad? By Victor Harold Tutt
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An account of an Australian Army officer's training and experiences in South Africa, England North Africa, Palestine, Ceylon and New Guinea during World War II from 1939 to 1945.
What Did You Do In the War, Dad? By Victor Harold Tutt
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An account of an Australian Army officer's training and experiences in South Africa, England North Africa, Palestine, Ceylon and New Guinea during World War II from 1939 to 1945.
Cenni di guerra e prigionia By Cesare Arcidiacono
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Ho trascritto il diario scritto da mio padre dal maggio 1940 fino alla metà di agosto del 1941. Il suo scritto non aveva come scopo la pubblicazione, perchè fu scritto solamente per... More > ricordare tutte le sue vicissitudini alla sua amata Dina in modo che quando sarebbe tornato in Italia lei potesse rivivere con lui questo periodo della vita in cui erano stati separati. Ho voluto pubblicarlo perchè è una testimonianza vera e sofferta della condizione di un uomo in mezzo ad una guerra e poi nella prigionia che ne è seguita dopo la disfatta di Tobruk.< Less
Their Past Your Future By York Art Gallery
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In this book, the local people of York recall the effects of war, on themselves and thier loved ones. Inspired by the collections of York Museums Trust, community groups have worked with creative... More > writers to tell their stories. Included in the book, are first hand acounts, relating to images from York Art Gallery, amongst them the words of Effie Townend, a nurse from Selby, awarded the Royal Red Cross for her duty aboard HMHS Somersetshire.< Less
Their Past Your Future By York Art Gallery
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In this book, the local people of York recall the effects of war, on themselves and thier loved ones. Inspired by the collections of York Museums Trust, community groups have worked with creative... More > writers to tell their stories. Included in the book, are first hand acounts, relating to images from York Art Gallery, amongst them the words of Effie Townend, a nurse from Selby, awarded the Royal Red Cross for her duty aboard HMHS Somersetshire.< Less
Dirty Hands, Wartime Poems of, John William Mowbray, 2nd Edition By Malcolm Mowbray
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26 short poems written by John William Mowbray during the second world war when he worked in the very dangerous environment of the Royal Ordnance Factory (R.O.F 59) in Aycliffe depicting events in... More > the course of the war and calling for all to come together in the struggle for the war effort< Less
The Adopted Prisoner By Leslie William Law
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One of seven siblings, Les Law was born in London’s East End in the months following mankind’s greatest ever conflict. Twenty years later, he found himself preparing to take part in the... More > next. Having been called up in 1939, he saw action briefly outside Tobruk in the North African desert, before being captured and taken to Italy. There, he endured a period of incarceration before escaping and joining a peasant family as a valued adopted son. Recaptured, he spent time in a work camp in Germany. As well as extending his geographical horizons, the experience of training, travel, action, captivity and liberation deepened his insights into himself and others whose lives were affected by the war. By the time he had returned to his native city, he had changed greatly, as had the world around him. He never forgot the humanity of those who had helped him during his liberty in the Abruzzi Mountains, and he vowed to return one day. In 1972, he visited the village again, for a moving reunion.< Less
The Adopted Prisoner By Leslie William Law
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One of seven siblings, Les Law was born in London’s East End in the months following mankind’s greatest ever conflict. Twenty years later, he found himself preparing to take part in the... More > next. Having been called up in 1939, he saw action briefly outside Tobruk in the North African desert, before being captured and taken to Italy. There, he endured a period of incarceration before escaping and joining a peasant family as a valued adopted son. Recaptured, he spent time in a work camp in Germany. As well as extending his geographical horizons, the experience of training, travel, action, captivity and liberation deepened his insights into himself and others whose lives were affected by the war. By the time he had returned to his native city, he had changed greatly, as had the world around him. He never forgot the humanity of those who had helped him during his liberty in the Abruzzi Mountains, and he vowed to return one day. In 1972, he visited the village again, for a moving reunion.< Less
DIRTY HANDS, WARTIME POEMS OF JOHN WILLIAM MOWBRAY By Malcolm Mowbray
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A collection of wartime poems written by Darlington man John William Mowbray as seen from his eyes when he worked in the Ordnance factory at Aycliffe depicting the events of the war and calling for... More > all patriots to support the war effort.< Less
Escape From A Train By Harold Heggs
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Harold Heggs' true story of his World War 2 exploits as an escaped prisoner of war, including his evacuation from the beaches of Dunkirk, service in North Africa, captured at the Battle of Tobruk,... More > interred as a prisoner in various Italian camps, escape from the train heading to a German camp, being on the run in Northern Italy for nearly two years, aiding American aircrews that had been shot down and helping them to escape...< Less

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