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By Julie Peakman

In September 1943, on the top of worldwide battle II, the Aegean island of Leros turned the positioning of the main pivotal conflict of the Dodecanese crusade because the British attempted, in useless, to preserve keep watch over of the island. Over the process brief months – from 15 September 1943 to terrorist organization 1943 – virtually 1500 males misplaced their lives and hundreds of thousands extra ended up in Prisoner-of-War camps. during this ebook, Julie Peakman, a modern day resident of Leros, brings to existence the tale of the boys stuck up within the conflict in line with first-hand interviews and written money owed together with diaries, letters and journals. She tells of the arrangements of the warriors prime as much as the conflict, the determined hand-to-hand scuffling with, and the pain persisted from continuous bombings. She additionally exhibits the level of the men’s depression on the allied hand over, the numerous next bold escapes in addition to the bad years of incarceration when you have been captured and imprisoned. the various heart-rending debts of the conflict are advised the following for the 1st time, offering a distinct eyewitness tackle this forgotten nook of worldwide conflict II.

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