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Sippers & gulpers

Author: Gordon Turner
Publisher: Oxford : ISIS, 2009.
Series: Reminiscence.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Biography : English : Large print edView all editions and formats
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Having grown up in sleepy Swindon, Gordon Turner finds his eyes boggling as he enters New York Harbour on his way to pick up 1st 406, the vessel that will be his home for the final four years of the Second World War. He took part in the landings of Sicily, Salerno, Anzio and Normandy and relates his trials and tribulations of keeping body and soul together in the belly of this vast ship.--"Publisher's description."
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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, British
Named Person: Gordon Turner
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon Turner
ISBN: 9780753195260 0753195267 0753195275 9780753195277
OCLC Number: 276224476
Notes: Originally published: s.l.: Bound, 2007.
Description: 177 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Reminiscence.
Responsibility: Gorden Turner.

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Having grown up in sleepy Swindon, Gordon Turner finds his eyes boggling as he enters New York Harbour on his way to pick up 1st 406, the vessel that will be his home for the final four years of the Second World War. He took part in the landings of Sicily, Salerno, Anzio and Normandy and relates his trials and tribulations of keeping body and soul together in the belly of this vast ship.--"Publisher's description."

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