Charles Frederic Jerram,Donald F. Bittner's A Soldier Gone to Sea: Memoir of a Royal Marine in Both PDF

By Charles Frederic Jerram,Donald F. Bittner

ISBN-10: 0786446188

ISBN-13: 9780786446186

during this memoir spanning 9 many years, Lieutenant Colonel C.F. Jerram (1882–1969) of the Royal Marines recounts his existence and armed forces carrier via either global wars. Jerram describes in candid element his past due 19th-century early life in Devon and Cornwall, the overdue Victorian and Edwardian Royal army, the Royal Navy’s a ways East Station, a conventional Corps of Marines, the Gallipoli crusade, the realm conflict I Western entrance and the interwar and global battle II years. His adventure and perception show basic classes: “Know thy career and take care of these for whom you're responsible.” An essay by means of the editor, in response to different assets, offers a broader viewpoint on Jerram, whose method of specialist army carrier remains to be pertinent today.

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