Arnhem Spearhead: A Private Soldier’s Story :: James Sims soon to be presented for sale on the special BookLovers of Bath web site!
London: Imperial War Museum, 1978, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Includes: Line drawings; Black & white photographs; Maps; Illustrated lining papers;
From the cover: The story of the epic stand of the 1st British Airborne Division at Arnhem has often been told and recently the film A Bridge Too Far has re-awakened public interest in the battle. This remarkable book is the only memoir of Arnhem to have come from the pen of a private soldier. As the authors former CO and one of the heroes of Arnhem, Major-General John Frost, observes in his Foreword: It is a most vivid moving personal account which should be of great interest to all kinds of people, for there are few such written by young soldiers either about the last war or any other war for that matter.
James Sims was only nineteen and had never seen action when, on…
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Just a hint of fading to the spine of the dust wrapper, a decent copy otherwise.
Brown boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. (xiii) 116 pages. 8¾” x 5¾”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I woo you with the cream of the crop in my Military Army catalogue?