Wars and Shadows: Memoirs of General Sir David Fraser :: David Fraser soon to be presented for sale on the terrific BookLovers of Bath web site!
London: Allen Lane, 2002, Hardback in dust wrapper.
2nd impression. Contains: Black & white photographs; Portrait to the frontispiece;
From the cover: This exceptional memoir by one of Britains most distinguished living soldiers describes a life lived against the backdrop of the most significant military events of the last century. David Fraser was raised in a military family deep in the shadow of the First World War. He absconded from school to enlist at the earliest possible moment after the Second was declared. He was intimately involved afterwards in crises in Suez, Cyprus and Malaya, and eventually became Vice Chief of the General Staff.
At the heart of this book is Erasers account of the Second World War from the point of view of a young officer in the Grenadier Guards. He writes about the campaigns of 1944 and 1945…
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Price Clipped.
Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [VIII] 327 pages. Index. 9½” x 6¼”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I entice you with something lovely from my Biography catalogue?