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Conchie: What My Father Didn't Do in the War

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Description for Conchie: What My Father Didn't Do in the War Paperback. What my father didn't do in the war. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 3JJH; BGH; JWX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130. .
What did you do in the war, daddy?' It's a classic question - and maybe one that expected the answer to be stories of brave attacks on enemy lines, pressing forward against overwhelming odds. But to Gethin Russell-Jones, the question was not one to ask - he knew what his father had done and, growing up, would have summed his father's contribution to the war effort under one word: 'Nothing.' As a conscientious objector, and despite the fact that his fiancée was cracking German codes at Bletchley during the Second World War, John Russell-Jones exhibited a different kind of courage ... Read more

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About Gethin Russell-Jones
Gethin Russell Jones combines being a Baptist Pastor with a prolific writing career, and is a columnist for the Plain Truth and IDEA magazine. He has written several books.

Reviews for Conchie: What My Father Didn't Do in the War
This is a searingly honest account of a son’s efforts to comprehend his father’s decision to be a conscientious objector rather than fight in the Second World War. He offers reasons not excuses,gives insights not alibis, details his own youthful embarrassment rather than pride,and shows deep respect for the courage of resolute conviction rather than exhibiting unconditional love. Because of ... Read more

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