The Fighting Padre: Letters from the Trenches 1915-1918 of Pat Leonard DSO

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Pat Leonard served throughout the Great War as a Chaplain to the Forces in France, Belgium and, after the Armistice, in Germany. Along with the many hundreds of letters he wrote to the relatives of those 'parishioners' who died or were wounded, he found time to describe for his parents back at home the awful reality of life in the Trenches, and on the makeshift aerodromes from which the pilots of the Royal Flying Corps operated from the Observer's seat which liberated his spirit from the mud of Flanders. Very much a 'front ...

The Fighting Padre: Letters from the Trenches 1915-1918 of Pat Leonard DSO 2010, Pen & Sword Books

ISBN-13: 9781848841598

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