, for example, to keep track of items stored in your shopping basket, prevent fraudulent activity, improve the security of our services, keep track of your specific preferences (e.g. It is not a story of unusual heroism, rather the story of regular foot soldiers' experiences in Burma. Great. 24,00 €, 11,64 € Many episodes are affecting. Fraser carries a more reflective style, that is particularly interesting in that he addresses the differing perspectives of now and then. Available. Fraser described his service in General Slim's Army in Burma as the "last echo of Kipling's world", and that is not so far off the mark. Things like Fraser's memories of battles where he can remember incidents but couldn't tell if they were five minutes or half an hour apart so blended the timelines became. This is one of the best war memoirs I have ever read. Fraser is delightfully non-P.C., holding no regrets for his service, seeking no self-pity, and believing in the justice of his cause. Quartered Safe Out Here is a memoir of George MacDonald Fraser's wartime experiences as a soldier in Burma in the last year of World War II. Stanley Reynolds, "George MacDonald Fraser: He created Harry Flashman, tormentor of Tom Brown turned comical anti-hero", https://military.wikia.org/wiki/Quartered_Safe_Out_Here?oldid=4563444. 11,40 €, 15,60 € Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The comparison between the soldier and society of the time and today is quite stark; he is critical of modern society and seemingly rightfully so. Publication date 1993 Topics Fraser, George MacDonald, 1925-, Great Britain. Available. 12,40 €, 15,31 € National Review "George … This war memoir is about the British men who fought in Burma against the Japanese in what the book jacket calls the "last great land campaign of World War II." ", I found out after finishing that Keegan said of this book that "there is no doubt that it is one of the great personal memoirs of the Second World War." 18,00 €, 10,47 € 16,95 €, 16,21 € © 2001-2014 the complete review
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“It was part of war; men died, more would die, that was past, and what mattered now was the business in hand; those who lived would get on with it. A well-written, warts-and-all memoir about the author’s time in Burma during the last year of WWII. John Keegan said of this book "No doubt one of the greatest memoirs of the Second World War" and I totally agree with him. 25,20 €, 21,42 € What he states in the strongest and most uncompromising terms are his views on the comradeship and character of the men he fought alongside, his lasting hatred o.