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ONE MAN'S WAR:  A SOLDIER'S DIARY., Brown, James Ambrose.

Author Name    Brown, James Ambrose.

Title   ONE MAN'S WAR: A SOLDIER'S DIARY.

Publisher    Howard Timmins, (Cape Town, South Africa, 1980).

Seller ID   16555

185 pp, large 8vo (9 5/8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w photographs. ISBN 0869781790 "Apart from its importance as an historical narrative the story told in these pages by a 22-year-old soldier has the unique quality of experience freshly captured...the truth of a soldier's life in the critical battles fought in North Africa in 1941-42. It is a personal view of war with its boredom, its moments of terror, of tenderness and humour and its final realisation that war is not a glorious game. It is written from the limited viewpoint of a young N.C.O. with his self-doubt, his fantasies and his moments of despair. It chronicles the handful of men around him...a section of mortarmen, griping, idle, insubordinate...extra ordinarily light-hearted, never failing when courage was demanded - and finally dying together in the great and bloody battle of El Alamein which is the climax of the diary. Told in a day-to-day, sometimes hour-by-hour account, (this) is a book that will touch a responsive chord in the heart of every man who has borne arms - in any army...The diarist has edited the original here and there and added notes which give a picture of the acutal military situation, often unknown to the writer at the t ime. "Light to moderate edge wear, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, very light browning to edges of textblock. Dust jacket has very light edge wear, moderate wrinkling along top edge and top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, one tiny tear, small company label on front flap, minor wear, faint handwriting indentations on rear panel. VG-/VG-

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