The Lonely Battle

By: Wettern, Desmond

Price: NZ$150.00

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Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Previous owner's inscription on front endpaper. Some chips and tears to margins of dust-jacket. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover. ; 223, [1 (blank)] pages + 20 illustrations on 4 plates leaves. Red boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 217 x 138mm. Military history, World War Two. "This unusual war story deals with the life and adventures of a British seaman in Shanghai during the Japanese occupation. Jim Cumming, a Sheffield man, was ashore when the survivors of the river gunboat Peteral were taken prisoner, and he managed to escape detection for four years, during which time he fought a lonely battle against the enemy. He was befriended by a wonderful Danish family, and by the Free French and White Russians, on of whom he married; but with a price on his head, he had many narroy ecapes from death and torture." - from dust-jacket blurb. With a Foreword by Admiral Sir Geoffrey Layton.

Title: The Lonely Battle

Author Name: Wettern, Desmond

Categories: Military History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, W. H. Allen: (1960)

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket

Seller ID: 22255