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 army provider via either global wars. Jerram describes in candid aspect his overdue 19th-century adolescence in Devon and Cornwall, the overdue Victorian and Edwardian Royal military, the Royal Navy’s a ways East Station, a conventional Corps of Marines, the Gallipoli crusade, the area battle I Western entrance and the interwar and global battle II years. His adventure and perception express basic classes: “Know thy career and take care of these for whom you're responsible.” An essay by way of the editor, in accordance with different resources, presents a broader viewpoint on Jerram, whose method of specialist army carrier continues to be pertinent today.

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