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Man of war: the secret life of Captain Alan Hillgarth, officer, adventurer, agent

Man of war: the secret life of Captain Alan Hillgarth, officer, adventurer, agent

Hart-Davis, Duff

Captain Alan Hillgarth was just 15 years old when he found himself aboard the HMS Bacchante as World War I broke out. Within months he'd fought at Gallipoli, bayoneted an attacking Turkish soldier, and been shot in the head and leg. Such was the preamble to an extraordinary career, and a fascinating life

Hardback, Book. English.
Published London: Century, 2012
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Statement of responsibility: Duff Hart-Davis
ISBN: 1446492273, 1846059712, 9781446492277, 9781846059711
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: xi, 433 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps, ports. ; 25 cm.
Subject: Biography.; Hillgarth, Alan, 1898-; Soldiers Great Britain Biography.; Spies Great Britain Biography.; Consuls Great Britain Biography.; Authors, English 20th century Biography.