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Dear Joan: love letters from the Second World War

Dear Joan: love letters from the Second World War

Ross, Tony, D.F.C; Charles, Joan, d. 2006; Imperial War Museum (Great Britain)

This text comprises a series of letters between a young airman, Tony Ross, and Joan Charles, a girl he met briefly in England before he was posted to the Mediterranean during the Second World War

Paperback, Book. English.
Published Edinburgh: Mainstream, 2011
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Statement of responsibility: Tony Ross and Joan Charles
ISBN: 1845967062, 9781845967062
Note: Originally published: 2010.
Note: Published in association with the Imperial War Museum.
Physical Description: 304 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 20 cm.
Subject: Airmen Great Britain Correspondence.; Charles, Joan, d. 2006 Correspondence.; Warfare and Defence.; World War, 1939-1945 Great Britain.; Women Great Britain Correspondence.; World War, 1939-1945 Personal narratives, British.; World War, 1939-1945 Campaigns Middle East.; Ross, Tony, D.F.C. Correspondence.

Author note

Tony Rossserved in the RAF between 1940 and 1946, reaching the rank of wing commander and being awarded the DFC. After the war, he enjoyed a long career in marketing before retiring in 1990. He married Joan Charles in 1946 and they remained married until Joan's death in 2006. Tony lives in France and will celebrate his 90th birthday in 2011.