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MacDonell, George S. Foreword By Vice-Admiral (retired) Larry Murray. Listings

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1 MacDonell, George S. Foreword by Vice-Admiral (retired) Larry Murray. ONE SOLDIER'S STORY 1939-1945: FROM THE FALL OF HONG KONG TO THE DEFEAT OF JAPAN.
Dundurn, Toronto, 2002, first edition. 
202 pp, 9" H, soft cover. ISBN 1550024086 B&w photographs, map. "This is the story of a seventeen-year-old boy who ran away from home to join the Canadian Army at the outbreak of the Second World War in 1939. It describes the fateful adventures of two regiments dispatched to the Pacific to face the Japanese, and the courage of two thousand young soldiers who, when faced with an impossible task thousands of miles from home, behaved with honour and distinction. Though they lost the battle o f Hong Kong, they succeeded in showing the world the mettle of which they were made." Interior - previous owner's small label and a gift inscription in ink on half-title page; place date and initials in ink on title page; one dog-ear crease; oth e r w ise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - very minor edge wear. Very Good 
Price: 15.00 USD


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