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A Soldier's Experience Or A Voice From The Ranks

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This book is a discovery of outstanding interest. Sergeant Gowing served in the Crimean campaign, and endured all the hardships that winter and War Office incompetence could produce. His vivid account displays what he saw.
Hardcover, First, 149 pages
Published 1954 by The Folio Society
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Iain Maclean
Jun 27, 2013 Iain Maclean rated it it was amazing
This is a wonderful book! It is an amazing record of the Crimea and Mutineer Wars (1850-1870) from someone who was there - I suspect the fact he survived is what drove him to publish the books. I would love to have met this man, his humanity and balanced point of view given such horror, is both humbling and inspirational, note that this is how I feel in reading the thoughts of a man who died over 100 years ago.
Mick Maye
Jul 09, 2011 Mick Maye rated it really liked it
Very imteresting accounts of the war from an eye witness. Fascinating.
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