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No ordinary life

Stokes, Peter2013
Books, Manuscripts
The previously untold personal story of a young Commando and SAS soldier in World War 2, from Sark to Stalag VIIA. On his death, Sergeant H. Stokes of 2nd SAS left a journal that revealed what his life had been like growing up in the shadow of approaching war, and then describing his part in operations behind enemy lines in France, the Mediterranean and Italy. This book, extracted from his journal by his son, describes the journey from 12 Commando to the Small Scale Raiding Force (SSRF) and eventually on to the 2nd Special Air Service, and his capture, escape, and recapture behind enemy lines in Italy and Germany in 1944.
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