By Pat Spooner
Books on legal camps, bold escapes and lifestyles with the Resistance abound. Pat Spooner’s tale is diverse and extra compelling in a single very important admire. It recounts the gripping and dramatic rescue of 2 senior British generals (one a VC) and an air vice marshal from occupied Italy through the writer and his spouse who had themselves either escaped from an Italian PoW camp.
This booklet covers a variety of wartime exploits from working at the back of eastern traces in Burma and Malaya to laying mystery dumps on distant islands within the Bay of Bengal for the advantage of RAF aircrew not able to arrive their base.
At the war’s finish, Pat Spooner, a 25-year-old lieutenant colonel, commanded a warfare crimes research unit in Java and Burma. He describes his own studies of the extensive efforts to trace down and convey to justice the perpetrators of a few of the foulest crimes ever devoted by means of guy. Then, as a senior employees officer (Assistant Adjutant normal) he spent another 12 months controlling the nerve heart, in Singapore, of the total warfare crimes association in Southeast Asia related to 18 research units.
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