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See Here, Private Hargrove

By: Hargrove, Marion; Anderson, Maxwell (Foreword by)

Price: $9.20

Publisher: New York, NY, Henry Holt And Co.: 1942

Seller ID: 003590


Private Marion Hargrove approaches life from a number of angles peculiarly his own. He approached the United States Army in the same way. Sergeants who served over Hargrove testify in the pages of this book about what happened to him, and to the Army, when he joined in response to a letter from Washington which began "The President of the United States to Marion Hargrove. Greetings. . . " As the delighted reader begins to discover the Army through Hargrove's eyes... View more info

Seven Years in Tibet

By: Harrier, Heinrich; ; Graves, Richard (translated by) ; Fleming, Peter (Introduction by)

Price: $11.04

Publisher: New York, NY, E. P. Dutton: 1954

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 003609


This is the action-packed story of a young adventurer's escape from a British interment camp in India during World War II and his dramatic trek through rugged Himalayan passes to sanctuary in the Forbidden City of Lhasa. The author, a noted Austrian mountain-climber and skier, was with the Nanga Parbat reconnaissance group in Karachi awaiting a steamer to Europe and when detained by the English; he immediately began a series of desperate attempts at escape. Harrer and an... View more info