The Daily Telegraph Military Obituaries, Book 2
David Twiston Davies
Grub Street, 2006 - History - 427 pages
Following on from the success of the first volume, the Daily Telegraph's chief obituary writer has assembled another 100 pithy insights into a plethora of fascinating lives, all published in the newspaper since 2000. This second edition bears eloquent testimony to the gallant qualities shown by our soldiers.
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