It Is Bliss Here: Letters Home 1939-45


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Myles Hildyard served as an officer during World War II. He saw action in Palestine, Crete - where he was captured and embarked on a dramatic escape - North Africa, Italy, the D-Day landings and finally Berlin in 1945. During this time, Myles wrote extensively, mainly in letters home. For Myles, the war was not just the worst of times but also the best: he saw some of the great sights; he was tanned and healthy; and he made friendships that were to last a lifetime. Myles's letters convey what it was like to be in the heat ...

It Is Bliss Here: Letters Home 1939-45 2006, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, London

ISBN-13: 9780747581208

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