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PROUSE, A. ROBERT, - TICKET TO HELL VIA DIEPPE - From a Prisoner's Wartime Log 1942-1945.

Title: TICKET TO HELL VIA DIEPPE - From a Prisoner's Wartime Log 1942-1945.
Description: Webb and Bower, Exeter, 1982, 1st edn., 192pp, 8pp coloured ills., half tone ills. and facsimiles in text, pictorial endpapers, black cloth lettered in gilt at spine, coloured decorative head and tail bands, coloured pictorial dustwrapper, the author joined the Canadian Provost Corps in 1940 and was soon sent to England where he spent months in training, on manoeuvres and escorting visiting 'brass' in southern England. On requesting a transfer away from the boredom he was offered the choice of officer training or a special manoeuvre. Choosing the latter it turned out to be the raid on Dieppe where he was captured and spent three years in Stalag IXC, in the heart of Germany near Lepzig, where he kept a diary now expanded and illustrated from contemporary camp files, photographs, maps and other material looted after liberation, small crossed through ownership stamp on front pastedown, dustrapper: a little sunned at edges, very good plus in a very good plus dustwrapper,

Keywords: war ww2 army dieppe pow stalag ixc

Price: GBP 14.50 = appr. US$ 20.71 Seller: A Book for all Reasons
- Book number: 40990

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