One man's war

One man s war Having kept brief notes from to with the intention of writing a book it was not until that I found the time or inclination for the task With an erroneous idea of fame and fortune I pr

  • Title: One man's war
  • Author: FRANK STROOBANT
  • ISBN: 9780552116305
  • Page: 436
  • Format: None
  • Having kept brief notes from 1939 to 1945 with the intention of writing a book, it was not until 1957 that I found the time or inclination for the task.With an erroneous idea of fame and fortune, I presented the finished article to publishers After ten rejections the eleventh attempt received an offer to publish, provided any loss incurred was guaranteed by me I decidedHaving kept brief notes from 1939 to 1945 with the intention of writing a book, it was not until 1957 that I found the time or inclination for the task.With an erroneous idea of fame and fortune, I presented the finished article to publishers After ten rejections the eleventh attempt received an offer to publish, provided any loss incurred was guaranteed by me I decided to keep the work in cold storage.Now it is 1967 It is now or never possibly prompted by egoism, a decision to go it alone is made.Without doubt the story cannot expect wide appeal but I hope that the post war generations of CHannel Islanders may be interested and that there will be a visitor appeal To my readers I say thank you If you like it please tell your friends f you don t enjoy it please keep quiet.F.S.

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    1. Having recently read a book on conditions in Jersey during the second world war, I was very interested to read one that would tell of the experiences of those on Guernsey during the same period. The author does that in this book up until 1942 when as a man born on English soil (rather than in the Channel Islands) he was one of many men, women and children of all ages deported by the Germans to Germany where they were interned for the duration - the men at Laufen.The early part of the book descri [...]

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