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A Somerset Airman : The Story of an Raf Armourer, 1939-1946 (Hardcover)

Author: Gardner, Eric

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At the age of 19, Eric Gardner joined the RAF. His witty observations of day-to-day life as an airman in wartime Britain and Canada give a fascinating insight into the life experienced by many ordinary men and women, from all backgrounds, who were brought together by World War Two. Like many of his generation, Eric did not receive a higher education and was unable to fulfil his obvious potential. In later life, he often commented that the RAF had been his University. Eric thought his wartime experiences would be of little interest to anyone else because he did not see any active service. His family thankfully did not agree and encouraged him to commit his memories to paper. He finished the manuscript just days before his sudden death at the age of 82 and so, sadly, Eric never saw it in print.

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Publisher Isis Large Print Books
Mfg Part# 9780753193525
SKU 202215439
Format Hardcover Large Print
ISBN10 0753193523
Release Date 11/11/2014
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0216
Publisher Reminiscence
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