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In Search of the Better Ole Biography of Captain Bruce Bairnsfather Original Hardback Edition

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We have discovered a handful of this handsome large format original hardback version of the Bairnsfather biography. A collectors item!

In Search of the Better Ole Biography of Captain Bruce Bairnsfather Original Hardback Edition

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This is the full story of the life of Captain Bruce Bairnsfather of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment, the creator of 'Old Bill' and 'The Better Ole'. It covers his life before WW1, his time in the trenches before Plugstreet, his part in the Christmas Truce and the subsequent world-wide fame of his cartoons that helped to maintain morale both at Home and on the Front LIne. It also tells of his time with the Americans in WW2 when he drew nose art on B17 bombers. This large format book has some 150 illustrations.

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