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Recreational Wargaming...Charlie Wesencraft

Dairy of cavalryman cover The Diary of a World War 1 Cavalryman:

Corporal Robert Waister of the 18th Hussars 1911-1918 Dec 2017

 by Charlie Wesencraft and John Wesencraft
Edited by John Curry

Charlie Wesencraft is one of the key early wargamers who through their enthusiasm, knowledge and writing helped turn miniature wargaming into a worldwide hobby.  This is the previously unpublished diary of his father in law.

Robert Waister’s diary describes how he served first in the Territorial Army, then joined the 18th Hussars. It goes on to tell how he was captured in one of the opening actions of the First World War. The rest of the book recounts life as a prisoner of war in Germany until he was released in a prisoner exchange through the intervention of neutral doctors.

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     Paperback: 122 pages
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     Dimensions (cm):
15.6 wide x 23.39 tall  

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