THE WAY BACK - The Story of Lieut.-Commander Pat O'Leary GC, DSO, RN.
Cassell, London, 1957, 1st edn., xii, 267pp, half tone photo frontis portrait, double page map, 6pp half tone photo ills., black cloth lettered in silver at spine, coloured pictorial dustwrapper, an account of the wartime experiences of Albert Guérisse, a doctor with the Belgian army at the fall of France, after escape to England and retraining he assumed a new identity as Pat O'Leary, returned to France on clandestine duties running and expanding a network based in Marseille aiding the escape of Allied combatants, of his betrayal to the Gestapo by the agent 'Roger', of the British traitor Paul Cole, of Guérisse's torture and imprisonment in Fresnes prison in France and concentration camps in Germany and Austria including Saarbrucken and Dachau , lightly bumped at tips, edges tanned, dustwrapper: rubbed with slight surface loss at folds and extrems., relined at tips, tanned with light soilinf, heavier tanning to reverse, very good in a fair dustwrapper,
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Keywords: war ww2 resistance france italy belgium dachau