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The real Dad's Army : the war diaries of Col. Rodney Foster

Author: Rodney Foster
Publisher: London : Viking, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Colonel Rodney Foster, who retired to Hythe in the south of England after a military career in British India, joined the Home Guard in 1940 and kept a diary every day - a highly illegal act at the time - and in it meticulously chronicled his service in the real Dad's Army.
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Genre/Form: Erlebnisbericht
Diaries
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, British
Named Person: Rodney Foster
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rodney Foster
ISBN: 9780670919826 0670919829
OCLC Number: 751735377
Description: 1 volume ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Rodney Foster.

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