Almost a Hero
By Alexander Clark
Published by North Highland Publishing
Not yet rated.
Published: May 03, 2012
Words: 80,489 (approximate)
Almost A Hero is the personal account of an ordinary private in the Royal Marines, detailing his experiences from the abortive attempt to halt the German invasion in Crete in 1941, to his subsequent four year incarceration in a German prisoner of war camp.
Almost A Hero is the personal account of an ordinary private in the Royal Marines, detailing his experiences from the abortive attempt to halt the German invasion in Crete in 1941, to his subsequent four year incarceration in a German prisoner of war camp. Alex Clark spent most of his war not having the faintest clue about what was going on around him, or why. His story, told without the benefit of hindsight or reference to military strategy, strongly evokes his feelings at the time; confusion, terror, uncertainty. He tells it with surprising clarity, as if it happened yesterday, and with enormous humility and humour. The foreword by His Royal Highness, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh indicates it's historical value 'It was only after reading this account that I discovered what happened to those who could not be evacuated'.
A remarkable account of personal courage and tenacity.
world war 2
, prisoner of war
, prince philip
, duke of edinburgh
Single purchase gains access to all formats. How to download ebooks to e-reading devices and apps.
||Sample First 10%
|Online Reading (HTML, good for sampling in web browser)||Buy||View sample|
|Kindle (.mobi for Kindle devices and Kindle apps)||Buy||Download sample|
|Epub (Apple iPad/iBooks, Nook, Sony Reader, Kobo, and most e-reading apps including Stanza, Aldiko, Adobe Digital Editions, others)||Buy||Download sample|
|PDF (good for reading on PC, or for home printing)||Buy||No sample available|
|RTF (readable on most word processors)||Buy||No sample available|
|LRF (Use only for older model Sony Readers that don't support .epub)||Buy||Download sample|
|Palm Doc (PDB) (for Palm reading devices)||Buy||Download sample|
|Plain Text (download) (flexible, but lacks much formatting)||Buy||No sample available|
|Plain Text (view) (viewable as web page)||Buy||No sample available|
Log-in to write a Review
Log-in to add a Video Review
This book has not yet been reviewed.