junior’s reading….

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Under Fire in the Dardanelles:  The Great War Diaries and Photographs of Major Edward Cadogan.

Not simply historical, but also topical.   Given the strange love – hate relationship between turkey and the european union; the middle eastern mess created largely as a result of the breakup of the Ottoman Empire and the meddling of Great Britain and France via the Sykes-Picot Treaty, I think I shall enjoy this.

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Next up is “The Jungle is Neutral“, a soldier’s two year jungle escape from the Japanese Army.