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Inhaltsangabe: Nothing prepares a man for war and Private Charles Waite, of the Queen?s Royal Regiment, was ill-prepared when his convoy took a wrong turning near Abbeville and met 400 German soldiers and half a dozen tanks. "The day I was captured, I had a rifle but no ammunition." He lost his freedom that day in May 1940 and didn?t regain it until April 1945 when he was rescued by Americans near Berlin, having walked 1,600 kms from East Prussia. Silent for 70 years, Charles writes about his five lost years: the terrible things he saw and suffered; his forced work in a stone quarry and on farms; his period in solitary confinement for sabotage; and his long journey home in one of the worst winters on record, across the frozen river Elbe, to Berlin and liberation. His story is also about friendship, of physical and mental resilience, and of compassion for everyone who suffered. Part of that story includes the terrible Long March, or Black March, when 80,000 British POWs were forced to trek through a vicious winter westwards across Poland, Czechoslovakia and Germany as the Soviets approached. Thousands died. There are simply no memoirs of that terrible trek?except this one.

Über den Autor: Charles Waite is now over 90 years old and lives in Kidderminster. He has finally decided to tell his harrowing story after 70 years, with the help of author, journalist, and friend Dee La Vardera. She is the author of seven books and countless articles for publications as diverse as the Guardian, Farmer's Weekly and the Lady. She has painstakingly recorded (and authenticated) Charles's experiences. So moved was ex-hostage Terry Waite on meeting Charles that he immediately offered to write a foreword to this book.

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Buchbeschreibung The History Press, 2012. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Very Good. Survivor of the Long March: Five Years as a PoW 1940-1945 (Spellmount Military Memoirs) This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. See all our books here, order more than 1 book and get discounted shipping. . Buchnummer des Verkäufers 7719-9780752465197

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Buchbeschreibung Spellmount, 2012. Hardback in Dust Wrapper. | Dust Wrapper over Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 9½" x 6¼". 220 [4]pp. Index. | Introduction by Terry Waite. Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Maps [1]; For more photos or information, use the «Ask Bookseller» button and I'll be pleased to help. The book is in stock and ships from the rustic nirvana of Peasedown St. John, near Bath, England from a long-established bookseller - guaranteed by my reputation and the UK Distance Selling Act. Remember! BUYING THIS BOOK means my Jack Russells get their supper! Condition :: Very Good+ - in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 175233

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Buchbeschreibung Spellmount 1st printing, Stroud, 2012. 224 p., photos, index, 8vo; Fine/Fine dust jacket. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 61393

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Buchbeschreibung Spellmount Publishing, Stroud, 2012. Hardback. Buchzustand: Mint. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Mint. First Edition. SURVIVOR OF THE LONG MARCH Five Years as a P.O.W. 1940-1945. Charles Waite Spellmount Publishing, Stroud. 2012 First Edition ISBN 9780752465197 224pp Illustrated Hardback. This copy is in mint unread condition in a mint unclipped dust wrapperNothing prepares a man for war and Private Charles Waite, of the 2/7th Queen's Royal Regiment, was certainly ill-prepared when his convoy carrying supplies of petrol and ammunition on its way to Dunkirk took a wrong turning near Abbeville. They met half a dozen German tanks on the road and saw hundreds of German soldiers marching across fields towards them. 'The day I was captured, I had a rifle but no ammunition.' Charles lost his freedom that day in May 1940 and didn't regain it until May 1945 when he was finally picked up by the Americans, having walked 1600km from his prison camp attached to Stalag 20B in East Prussia. 'When I got back I couldn't tell anybody about what had happened during my years as a POW. I was ashamed. I hadn't won any medals; I had no stories of brave deeds. How could I be proud of breaking rocks for 12 hours day or pulling cabbages out of frozen ground at gunpoint? Would they have wanted to hear about the wounded soldiers dying in my arms, of the acts of cruelty I witnessed, and the terrible hunger and fatigue suffered on the Long March? Everybody wanted to forget the war and get on with rebuilding their lives.' Silent for 70 years, for the first time he has put his story on paper. He describes his first march from Abbeville to Trier and journey by cattle truck across Germany to the east; working in a stone quarry and years of farm labour; his period in solitary confinement for sabotage; and the Long March home in the one of the worst winters on record. His story is also about friendship, of physical and mental resilience, and of compassion for everyone who suffered. 'My book is for all who lie in foreign fields. Those in shallow graves, the men we couldn't take with us. It's for those left behind'. Ref BB4 Size: 224pp. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 009512

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Buchbeschreibung The History Press, 2012. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Very Good. 0752465198 Minor shelf-wear only, otherwise in excellent used condition. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 170308KABP090

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Waite, Charles, with Dee La Vardera; Foreword By Terry Waite, CBE
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Buchbeschreibung Stroud, Gloucestershire, UK: Spellmount / $pellmount, 2012, 1st Edition, Later Printin, Stroud, England, 2012. Hard Cover. Buchzustand: Near Fine (see description). Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Near Fine (see description). Photo Cover (illustrator). Later Printing of the first Edition. ----------hardcover, about 6.5 x 9.5 inches, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, 220 pages plus b&w photos, ---"Nothing prepares a man for war and Private Charles Waite, of the Queen’s Royal Regiment, was ill-prepared when his convoy took a wrong turning near Abbeville and met 400 German soldiers and half a dozen tanks. "The day I was captured, I had a rifle but no ammunition." He lost his freedom that day in May 1940 and didn’t regain it until April 1945 when he was rescued by Americans near Berlin, having walked 1,600 kms from East Prussia. Silent for 70 years, Charles writes about his five lost years: the terrible things he saw and suffered; his forced work in a stone quarry and on farms; his period in solitary confinement for sabotage; and his long journey home in one of the worst winters on record, across the frozen river Elbe, to Berlin and liberation. His story is also about friendship, of physical and mental resilience, and of compassion for everyone who suffered. Part of that story includes the terrible Long March, or Black March, when 80,000 British POWs were forced to trek through a vicious winter westwards across Poland, Czechoslovakia and Germany as the Soviets approached. Thousands died. There are simply no memoirs of that terrible trek-except this one"---, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. Not Signed. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 157415

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Buchbeschreibung The History Press. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Fine. 0752465198 Like New Condition. Buchnummer des Verkäufers LN6.1274509

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Buchbeschreibung History Pr Ltd, 2012. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Brand New. 224 pages. 9.29x6.14x1.10 inches. In Stock. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 0752465198

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Buchbeschreibung The History Press, 2012. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Used: Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 0752465198

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