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From Hell to the Himalayas

C. F Hodgson


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Review by R.C.D.
At the age of 86, having fought and been wounded in the major battles of World War I, Col. Hodgson now tells a vivid story of the horrors endured by so many and survived by so few. Though the tale is told with remarkable clarity and detail, it is leavened with humour, and the author admits to there being some "juicy bits".

After the War he was transferred to the North Western Frontier in India and his memoirs constitute a fascinating record of a colourful period of British Imperialism. He lectured Edward, the Prince of Wales and his ADC, Louis Mountbatten, in gunnery, and knew Auchinleck, Wavell and Slim. Altogether a remarkable and compelling read.

British Empire Book
Author
C. F Hodgson
Published
1983
Pages
206
Publisher
King & Wilks
ISBN
062006241X
Availability
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