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Poems From The Desert: Verses By Members Of The Eighth Army - Various

George G. Harrap & Co., 1945, Hardback ..
Condition: Good. Gently faded at the spine and the boards. Pages lightly age-tanned. Previous owners' inscription to the pastedown.

From the introduction: “While the campaign in the Western Desert was at its height the Education Officer of the Eighth Army organized a poetry competition for its members. This competition, for which only poems actually written in the Western Desert were to be entered, was announced in the issue for Christmas 1942 of Crusader, the Eighth Army’s own weekly paper, under the title of “Piastres for Poets”.
Size: 8¾" x 5¾"
Number of Pages: 46
Introduction: Field-Marshall Sir Bernard Montgomery

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