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Return via Dunkirk

by Gun Buster

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Return via Dunkirk by Gun Buster is the story of the British Army in their glorious retreat from Dunkirk. A contemporary account that was well received at the time .

Return via Dunkirk by Gun Buster: A small flash photograph of this book to show condition and general appearance.
First published November 1940 by Hodder & Stoughton, London
This eleventh printing published January 1942
Edition: Eleventh printing
Hardcover
ISBN: n/a

Book details:

288 pages 193 mm. x 130 mm. x 32 mm.
Weight unwrapped 363 grm. Wrapped for postage approx 500 grm.

PRICE £8.50 plus postage (included for UK)

Return via Dunkirk by Gun Buster: A small flash photograph of the book without the jacket

A cream cloth bound book with black lettering to the spine and front board in at least GOOD PLUS condition- no markings - Square and tight -front end paper map and contents very clean and bright.
The dust wrapper is not price clipped, rubbed with some loss to edges - spine area sunned - made good with magic tape the price corner has been neatly folded under neatly creased - Condition is maybe GOOD PLUS - probably at least 99% complete.

 Front and back flap blurbs: 

Return via Dunkirk by Gun Buster is the story of the British Army in their glorious retreat from Dunkirk.

Gun Buster was just one of them, but this plain, personal, unvarnished story of a soldier is worthy to stand for them all.

A small flash photograph of the reverse of the dust wrapper.

"Embarkation from Dunkirk." from the drawing by E. G. Turner.
Reproduced on this jacket by Courtesy of The Illustrated London News

Battle Dress and Return via Dunkirk

'Whoever Gun Buster may be,

Royal Mail prices for various destinations.
Prices correct from May 2017.
U.K. Included in price
Europe £5.80
World Zones 1 £8.05
World Zones 2 £8.70

he has made a memorable mark with these two volumes, living pictures of the real and terrible thing, the work of a soldier with a piercing eye for detail and a most powerful pen.'

Daily Telegraph.


'Gun Buster' authored four other books which have been attributed to John Charles Austin and his son, Captain Richard Campion Austin (25 May 1912–13 Sept 2001), captain in the Royal Artillery.

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