When World War II broke out, Dan Ranfurly was dispatched to the Middle East with his faithful valet, Whitaker. These are the diaries of his young wife, Hermione, who, defying the War Office, raced off in hot pursuit of her husband. When Dan was taken prisoner, Hermione vowed never to return home until they were reunited. For six years, travelling alone from Cape Town to Palestine, and meeting such charismatic characters as Churchill, Eisenhower, and a parrot called Coco on the way, she kept her promise.

To War with Whitaker 2014, Macmillan Bello, London

ISBN-13: 9781447272779

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To War with Whitaker 1997, Random House (UK), London, England

ISBN-13: 9780749319540

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