Back to Blighty Battle Stories. Captain A. J. Dawson.

Back to Blighty Battle Stories

Hardcover, London: Hodder & Soughton, 1917. First Edition. Very Good-. Illustrations by Captain Bruce Bairnsfather. Author was a dog breeder, traveller, author of more than 20 books, and military officer. He fought in the trenches early in the war, was promoted to Captain, and led a company in combat before being invalided home. He returned to active service in 1916 as a propaganda officer and was promoted to Major by the end of the war. He was vocal about the risks of war in the years running up to WWI and he makes clear in this book just how unprepared Britain was when the war began. Most of the book consists of stories supposedly told to the author by men in the trenches. Spine age faded, binding cracked at front gutter but sound. Spine bumped at both ends. Ships same or next business day well protected in a box. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 231 pages. [Item #77102]

Price: $33.00

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