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Harry's last stand : how the world my generation built is falling down, and what we can do to save it

Author: Harry Leslie Smith
Publisher: London : Icon Books, 2014.
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"'As one of the last remaining survivors of the Great Depression and the Second World War, I will not go gently into that good night. I want to tell you what the world looks like through my eyes, so that you can help change it ... ' In November 2013, 91-year-old Yorkshireman, RAF veteran and ex-carpet salesman Harry Leslie Smith's Guardian article - 'This year, I will wear a poppy for the last time' - was shared  Read more...
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Harry Leslie Smith
ISBN: 9781848317260 1848317263 9781848317277 1848317271
OCLC Number: 1086929922
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 202 pages)
Responsibility: Harry Leslie Smith.

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'I am not an historian, but, at 91, I am history. This is how I see the world, and what I think we can do to change it.'  Read more...

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