The Last Escaper

Peter Tunstall

Verlag: Duckworth, 2014
ISBN 10: 071564923X / ISBN 13: 9780715649237
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Near Fine/Near Fine 1st edition 2014 Duckworth hardback, unclipped DJ, with illustrations. Pages a little dulled, light corner rub only, else Fine and unmarked. Sent Airmail at no extra cost; Worldwide Shipping IMMEDIATE 1ST CLASS/AIRMAIL DISPATCH Quantity Available: 0. Category: Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 071564923X. ISBN/EAN: 9780715649237. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 060252. Buchnummer des Verkäufers

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Inhaltsangabe: When I began my operational career, I had precisely two hours and ten minutes' worth of experience as pilot in command of a bomber at night The product of a lifetimes reflection, The Last Escaper is Peter Tunstalls unforgettable memoir of his days in the RAF and as one of the most celebrated of all British POWs. Tunstall was an infamous tormentor of his German captors dubbed the cooler king (on account of his long spells in solitary), but also a highly skilled pilot, loyal friend and trusted colleague. Single-mindedness is often the key to success in most things and, if what I am told is true that I was to chalk up the all-comers British record number of escape attempts during the next twelve months I attribute this entirely to that state of mind Without false pride or bitterness, Tunstall recounts the high jinks of training to be a pilot, terrifying bombing raids in his Hampden and of elaborate escape attempts at once hilarious and deadly serious all part of a poignant and human war story superbly told by a natural raconteur. we had established that one could get away with using German uniform. After that, it became a regular stunt and my own speciality The Last Escaper is a charming and hugely informative last testament written by the last man standing from the Colditz generation who risked their lives in the Second World War. It will take its place as one of the classic first-hand accounts of that momentous conflict.

Inhaltsangabe: The product of a lifetimes reflection, The Last Escaper is Peter Tunstalls unforgettable memoir of his days in the RAF and as one of the most celebrated of all British POWs. Tunstall was an infamous tormentor of his German captors dubbed the cooler king (on account of his long spells in solitary), but also a highly skilled pilot, loyal friend and trusted colleague. Without false pride or bitterness, Tunstall recounts the high jinks of training to be a pilot, terrifying bombing raids in his Hampden and of elaborate escape attempts at once hilarious and deadly serious all part of a poignant and human war story superbly told by a natural raconteur. The Last Escaper is a charming and hugely informative last testament written by the last man standing from the Colditz generation who risked their lives in the Second World War. It will take its place as one of the classic first-hand accounts of that momentous conflict.

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Titel: The Last Escaper
Verlag: Duckworth
Erscheinungsdatum: 2014
Einband: Hardcover
Zustand: Near Fine
Auflage: First Edition.

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Verlag: Overlook Books, (2015)
ISBN 10: 1468310550 ISBN 13: 9781468310559
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Buchbeschreibung Overlook Books, 2015. Gebundene Ausgabe. Buchzustand: Gut. 368 Seiten Gepflegtes Gebraucht-/Antiquariatsexemplar. Zustand unter Berücksichtigung des Alters gut. Tagesaktueller, sicherer und weltweiter Versand. Wir liefern grundsätzlich mit beiliegender Rechnung. 930224.01 Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 517. Artikel-Nr. 433737

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