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Kitchener's Last Volunteer: The Life of Henry Allingham, the Oldest Surviving Veteran of the Great War only £2.99 Delivered @ Tesco
Kitchener's Last Volunteer: The Life of Henry Allingham, the Oldest Surviving Veteran of the Great War only £2.99 Delivered @ Tesco

Kitchener's Last Volunteer: The Life of Henry Allingham, the Oldest Surviving Veteran of the Great War only £2.99 Delivered @ Tesco

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Having a general interest in Wartime books and History of the World Wars I have just stumbled upon this little gem. If you have read and enjoyed the story of The Last Fighting Tommy by Harry Patch then this certainly wont disappoint.

Next Cheapest is £5.10 delivered @ Amazon

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Henry Allingham is the last British serviceman alive to have volunteered for active duty in the First World War and is one of very few people who can directly recall the horror of that conflict. In Kitchener's Last Volunteer , he vividly recaptures how life was lived in the Edwardian era and how it was altered irrevocably by the slaughter of millions of men in the Great War, and by the subsequent coming of the modern age. Henry is unique in that he saw action on land, sea and in the air with the British Naval Air Service. He was present at the Battle of Jutland in 1916 with the British Grand Fleet and went on to serve on the Western Front. He befriended several of the young pilots who would lose their lives, and he himself suffered the privations of the front line under fire. In recent years, Henry was given the opportunity to tell his remarkable story to a wider audience through a BBC documentary, and he has since become a hero to many, meeting royalty and having many honours bestowed upon him. This is the touching story of an ordinary man's extraordinary life - one who has outlived six monarchs and twenty-one prime ministers, and who represents a last link to a vital point in our nation's history.
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Henry Allingham is the last British serviceman alive to have volunteered for active duty in the First World War and is one of very few people who can directly recall the horror of that conflict. This title recaptures how life was lived in the Edwardian era and how it was altered irrevocably by the slaughter of millions of men in the Great War.

Genre: Biography & Autobiography, History
Secondary genre: British and Irish History, General, Military History, WWI
Total Pages: 272

You can also get quidco for some extra savings.

Enjoy ;-)

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How do you get it delivered for £2.99....Do i have to spend £15
Delivery is £2.74
They also have the Harry patch one.

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How do you get it delivered for £2.99....Do i have to spend £15Delivery i … How do you get it delivered for £2.99....Do i have to spend £15Delivery is £2.74They also have the Harry patch one.



No if you carry on to checkout it is only £2.99 delivered.

Today (and other days probably) all books are free delivery. If you take the item to the checkout i assure you the total you will pay is £2.99.

Well it only ended up £2.99 for me:

1 x Henry Allingham,Dennis Goodwin Kitchener's Last Volunteer: The Life of Henry Allingham, the Oldest Surviving Veteran of the Great War
£2.99 (1 @ £2.99 each)
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Subtotal of all items: £2.99
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Total to be taken from your credit card: £2.99
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