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Quartered safe out here : a harrowing tale of World War II

Author: George MacDonald Fraser
Publisher: New York, NY : Skyhorse Pub., 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 was only 19 when he arrived there in the war's final year, and he offers a first-hand glimpse at the camaraderie, danger, and satisfactions of service. A substantial Epilogue, occasioned by the 50th anniversary of VJ-Day in 1995, adds poignancy to a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, British
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fraser, George MacDonald, 1925-2008.
Quartered safe out here.
New York, NY : Skyhorse Pub., 2007
(DLC) 2007027834
(OCoLC)153598731
Named Person: George MacDonald Fraser; George MacDonald Fraser
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George MacDonald Fraser
ISBN: 9781602391901 1602391904 9781628731934 1628731931
OCLC Number: 787856317
Notes: Originally published: Pleasantville, N.Y. : Akadine Press, 2001 under title: Quartered safe out here : a recollection of the war in Burma.
Description: 1 online resource : maps.
Contents: Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Dedication; Epigraph; INTRODUCTION; AUTHOR'S NOTE; EPILOGUE --
Fifty Years On; GLOSSARY.
Responsibility: George MacDonald Fraser.
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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 was only 19 when he arrived there in the war's final year, and he offers a first-hand glimpse at the camaraderie, danger, and satisfactions of service. A substantial Epilogue, occasioned by the 50th anniversary of VJ-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.

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