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Literary: Tit-Bits articles by WSC., Oct 1939 - Nov 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/654

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Includes cuttings from Tit-bits for: "I Was a Prisoner of War" (2 parts) on WSC's capture by the Boers, his subsequent escape from a prisoner of war camp, his experiences on the run, and his luck in seeking refuge in a British home; "I am a Prisoner in a Mine" on his experiences hiding in a mine; "My Nightmare Journey" on his escape on board a goods train bound for the Portuguese frontier; "It's Splendid to be Free" on his escape into Portuguese territory, his reception at the British Consulate in Lourenzo Marques [Portuguese East Africa, later Mozambique] and Durban [South Africa].


  • Creation: Oct 1939 - Nov 1939

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1 item(s) (1 file (22 loose folios).)

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