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The Biography of Captain Bruce Bairnsfather

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This is the only biography of the famous creator of 'Old Bill' and 'The Better Ole'.

Nearly 300 pages with 300 illustrations. It covers WW1, WW2 with the Americans, bankruptcy, near divorce, work with the Secret Service, his plays, his films and the astonishing range of 'Collectables'.

The Biography of Captain Bruce Bairnsfather

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This is a new paperback edition of the earlier hardback In Search of the Better 'Ole. It is particularly appropriate this year with the 100th Anniversary of the 1914 Christmas Truce in which Bairnsfather was involved. His part in the Truce is described in the book with a drawing of an incident in it.

In an attempt to obtain recognition for the enormous effect Bairnsfather's drawings had on morale both at Home and at the Front we have instigated a Campaign via an ipetition asking for a statement of appreciation to be made in Parliament.

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