To War with Whitaker, Paperback / softback Book

To War with Whitaker Paperback / softback

Part of the Pan Heritage Classics series

Paperback / softback

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Hermione, Countess of Ranfurly, kept a diary all her life.

To War with Whitaker is an account of the most adventurous, most defiant and most valiant of those years.

Hermione and Dan Ranfurly married only months before the Second World War erupted.

So when Dan was posted to the Middle East, taking their faithful butler Whitaker with him, Hermione resolved to join them there.

This memoir offers astounding displays of commitment and independence.

After vowing not to go home without her husband, Hermione travelled alone from Cape Town to Cairo, and remained in the Middle East and North Africa for the two and a half years he was imprisoned by the Germans - meeting many notable characters along the way. With wit and exuberance, Hermione's diary entries take us To War with Whitaker and back again, providing sharp insight into the strong and outspoken woman she was.

This Pan Heritage Classics edition features the original black and white plate sections.