London: William Kimber, 1955, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Black & white photographs; Maps to the endpapers and blanks; Portrait to the frontispiece;
From the cover: The author was a twenty-year-old N.C.O. in the army when he was captured in France in 1944- He was sent to a camp in Poland and was put to work in a mine. He made his first escape from this camp but was recaptured and punished. In January 1945, when the Russian armies were closing in, the camp was evacuated and the prisoners were marched across the Silesian Plains. Against the background of the horrors of this death march are set the excitement and romance of the authors personal story for he escaped again twice, the last time successfully, and fell in love with Dana, the daughte…
Very Good in Good Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with a little fraying to the head of the spine and a small scrape to the upper panel. Top edge of the text block tanned. A little age-spotting to the edges of the text block. Newspaper clipping pasted to the half-title page with a slight offset to the first blank verso. Text complete, clean and tight otherwise.
Green boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XI] 248  pages. 8¾” x 5¾”.
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