Quartered Safe Out Here: A Harrowing Tale of World War II

Quartered Safe Out Here: A Harrowing Tale of World War II

George MacDonald Fraser


George MacDonald Fraser—beloved for his sequence of Flashman ancient novels—offers an action-packed memoir of his reviews in Burma in the course of international conflict II. Fraser bargains a firsthand glimpse on the camaraderie, threat, and satisfactions of provider. a considerable epilogue, occasioned by means of the 50th anniversary of V-J Day in 1995, provides poignancy to a quantity that eminent army historian John Keegan defined as “one of the good own memoirs of the second one global War.”

In this rattling-good memoir, novelist, historian, and screenwriter Fraser vividly recounts the aggravating frontline motion he observed whereas serving as a nineteen-year-old soldier in the course of what grew to become out to be the final nice land crusade of worldwide battle II—the British army’s ferocious crusade opposed to the japanese in Burma. The realism of his tale, mixed with the abilities of a skilled novelist, create a e-book of sentiment and pleasure. this can be unforgettable examining, either for lovers of Fraser’s novels and for an individual attracted to one of many nice battles of worldwide warfare II.

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