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Called to Arms free pdf On a cold day in January 1944, as war raged in Europe, Betty Hussey and Jack Stoate were married. In so doing they brought together two families, whose members fought across the globe to defeat the Axis. In "Called to Arms," Edward Lambah-Stoate traces the wartime experiences of nine relatives, including his parents, to present a fascinating account of the impact of conflict on the ordinary people of Britain who gallantly came forward to do their bit. These included a Battle of Britain pilot, a Land Girl, a member of the Home Guard, a Royal Marine, an infantryman, and a merchant seaman, who between them fought in North Africa and Italy, braved the Atlantic and Russian convoys, were captured by the Japanese and worked on the Burma-Siam Railway, and took part in D-Day. Not all of them survived, but their contribution was invaluable--and representative. Using a wealth of previously unpublished material including log books, private correspondence, and memoirs, this book provides a unique insight into one family's war.

About Edward Lambah-Stoate

Edward Lambah-Stoate grew up in Wiltshire and worked as a chartered surveyor, during which time he was a senior partner in an international firm of property advisors, CBI County Chairman, and chairman of the Planning Focus Group for the Government. He is the author of "My Little Green Book of Advanced Motorcycling" with the support of the Institute of Advanced Motorists. He has spent many years researching and collating the uniquely varied contributions to the war of his relatives.

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Author : Edward Lambah-Stoate
Publisher : The History Press Ltd
Data Published : 01 September 2011
ISBN : 0752458884
EAN : 9780752458885
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 256 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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