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NEAME (Lt.-Gen. Sir Philip, VC, KBE, CB, DSO) Playing with Strife: The Autobiography of a Soldier. 1st Ed., 352pp., 31 plates, 4 fldg. maps & plans. VG in sl. chipped dw. Harrap. 1947  #57941
[HLMainPic] Royal Engineers 1908: served with 15 Fd. Coy., 8th Div., during 1914 campaign in France & Flanders (VC & DSO); Staff 56 Div. & XV Corps 1916-18. WW2 GOC-in-C Cyrenaica 1940-41 until captured in the Libyan desert, taken eventually to Castello di Vincigliata, Florence, the British Generals' PoW Camp, from where he escape & rejoined Allied forces in 1943. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, VG in worn dw & scarce. Ink stamp of RAF Escaping Society to ffep. See illustration on our website.   £60




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