Tales from the Forgotten Front: British West Africa During W W II

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In November 1943, four years into World War II, Corporal Sid Wade, a conscripted and reluctant soldier in the British Army, was uprooted from a cold English winter and transported to the tropical coast of West Africa. Sid Wade was the author's father and, nearly 70 years after his two-year stint in Sierra Leone, he discovered the scrapbooks and diaries he had compiled during his time there. These were filled and overflowing with letters to and from home, his army paybook, post cards, snapshots, drawings, paintings, ...

Tales from the Forgotten Front: British West Africa During W W II 2015, Whittles Publishing, Caithness

ISBN-13: 9781849951265

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