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MCKEAN (Capt. G.B., VC, MC, MM, 14th Canadian Inf.) Scouting Thrills. Introduction by Lt.-Gen. Sir R.E.W. Turner, GOC Canadian Troops in England. New Imp., viii+235pp., 4 col. plates by John de Walton. Humphrey Milford, Oxford Univ. Press. 1930  #58307
[HLMainPic] Based on author's service as a much decorated Scout Officer, but written for boys, "...he recounts some of his most thrilling experiences on the Western Front, particularly the exploit by which he gained the V.C. [and:] of nights spent crawling around in the mud of No-Man's-Land, of lonely vigils in shell-holes, bombing raids, & unpleasant experiences 'on the wire.'" (from publisher's catalogue at rear). Orig. dec. wheat cloth, VG. See illustration on our website.   £35

     


 

 



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