THE WAY BACK - The Story of Lieut.-Commander Pat O'Leary GC, DSO, RN.
Cassell, London, 1957, 2nd 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 his torture and imprisonment in Fresnes prison in France and concentration camps in Germany and Austria including Saarbrucken and Dachau , lightly rubbed and bumped at extrems., edges tanned and lightly foxed, light marks to endpapers, dustwrapper: rubbed with sl loss at tips, good plus in a very good dustwrapper,
A Book for all ReasonsProfessional seller
Book number: 37923
GBP 19.50 [Appr.: EURO 22 US$ 25.71 | JP¥ 2919]
Keywords: war ww2 resistance marseilles mediterranean spain nancy wake fiocca france fresnes italy belgium dachau