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This is an auction for HOME RUN: ESCAPE FROM NAZI EUROPE by John Nichol & Tony Rennell.

Amazon.com reviews:

"Throughout the Second World War, thousands found themselves cut off behind the lines in Nazi-occupied Europe — soldiers were left stranded on beaches after the chaotic evacuation of Dunkirk, airmen flying operations against the Germans were blasted out of the sky by flak and fighters. They were alone and on the run in enemy territory with just one goal — to get back to Britain and to safety. Some made solitary treks through hundreds of miles of enemy territory, others attempted precarious sea crossings in stolen boats. Many placed their lives in the hands of brave civilians who risked the wrath of a brutal regime if they dared to offer assistance. Life for the evaders hung in the balance and if they were to survive they had to rely on guile and sheer luck. John Nichol and Tony Rennell tell the dramatic story of the heroes who made it home . . . and those who did not."

"FIVE STARS!!! This book is compelling, riveting and your emotions sway at the turn of each page. You will undergo the exhilaration and relief of the service men evading capture and 'experience', through eyewitness statements the tension and fear of those who helped the evaders home. As a generation we forget that some service personnel and their civillian helpers are still living the hell that was the Second World War. This book reminds us of that and serves as a tribute to their unstinting courage and fortitude in the face of adversity which included incarceration in the concentration camps."

More very favourable reviews on Amazon.com.

Hardback 2007.

514 pages + 16 pages of photographs.

Very good condition.

The cost of shipping is $4.95, or $6.95 by tracked mail. If you are on rural delivery and want tracked mail, the shipping cost will be $9.95.

There is of course no charge for shipping if you collect this book from my shop in Palmerston North following the auction.

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  • Seller location: Palmerston North, Manawatu, NZ

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