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    • The Reluctant Tommy

    • An Extraordinary Memoir of the First World War
    • By: Ronald Skirth, Edited by Duncan Barrett
    • Narrated by: Daniel Weyman
    • Length: 5 hrs and 57 mins
    • Abridged
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    A moving and surprising memoir of an ordinary soldier in the First World War. 'Ella darling, There are things I have concealed from you up till now that I think you ought to know; things that have turned me from a different person from the Ronald you know.' So, in April 1918, Ronald Skirth, a non-commissioned officer in the Royal Artillery, wrote to his sweetheart, back in England. A year before, Skirth, then just nineteen years old, had been sent to fight on the Western Front.

    Regular price: $10.32