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Once a Hussar: a memoir of battle, capture and escape in the Second World War
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Author: Ellis, Ray, 1920-
Publication year: 2013
Media class: Hardback
Genre: World War, 1939-1945 Prisoner-of-war escapes
Classification: 940.548141
Publisher: Pen & Sword Military, 2013
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781781593905
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'Once a Hussar' is a vivid account of the wartime experiences of Ray Ellis, a gunner who in later life recorded the conflict he knew as a young man. As an impressionable teenager, fired with national pride, he was eager to join the army and fight for his country. He enlisted in the South Notts Hussars at the beginning of the Second World War and started a journey that would take him through fierce fighting in the Western Desert, the deprivation suffered in an Italian prisoner-of-war camp and a daring escape to join the partisan f
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