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ASTON (W.H., MM) Nor Iron Bars A Cage: The Adventures of three British Prisoners of War 1940-1942. With Intro. by Capt. G.F. Collie, MBE, 51st Highland Division. 1st Ed., vii+218pp., ep maps. VG in dw. Macmillan. 1946  #57921
[HLMainPic] Author was serving with Engineer Stores Base Depot at Rennes; severely wounded by a German bomb in June 1940, he lost a leg but met up with several other PoW, escaped from hospital & remarkably crossed France via a circuitous route, evading capture & tramping some 700 miles, until they reached the safety of Spain, via Andorra. Nice copy & scarce, especially in dw. See illustration on our website.   £35

     


 

 



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