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O'RORKE (Rev. B.G., CF) In the Hands of the Enemy: Being the Experiences of a Prisoner of War. 2nd Imp., 112pp., 6 plates, sketches & plans in text. Longmans. 1916  #53912
[HLMainPic] Chaplain 4th Fd. Ambulance, captured with the Coldstream wounded at Landrecies (of which he gives a full account) in 1914; PoW at Torgau, Burg & Magdeburg; repatriated July 1915 & returned to active duty in France. Loosely inserted is a letter from the author, from A.P.O. S/2 B.E.F. dated Nov. 23, 1916: "Dear Bowman, I hear you are going to be married. This gives me an excellent opportunity of discharging myself of a promise made to you when you were in hospital at Bethune & hitherto never fulfilled. The enclosed book is the promise in question. You have no doubt long forgotten the incident... I am Yours Sincerely B.G. O'Rorke Chaplain to the D.C.G." Orig. dec. wheat cloth, VG. See illustration on our website.   £90


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