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Cheerio for the present : a New Zealand soldier's life in World War II / Jim Edwards ; edited by Cecilia Edwards.

By: Edwards, Jim, 1919-1998 [author.].
Contributor(s): Edwards, Cecilia, 1959- [editor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Wellington, New Zealand : Claddy Press, 2018Copyright date: �2018Description: xii, 461 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780473445218; 0473445212.Subject(s): Edwards, Jim, 1919-1998 | World War (1939-1945) | Edwards, Jim, 1919-1998 -- Correspondence | Sweetnam, Norma -- Correspondence | World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, New Zealand | Soldiers -- New Zealand -- Biography | Soldiers | New Zealand | 1939-1945Genre/Form: Biography. | Personal narratives -- New Zealand. | Records and correspondence.DDC classification: 940.548193
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"For the most part Jim tells his own story ... The most important source is the letters he wrote over a 5-year period to his sweetheart, Norma. Jim could not reveal much in his letters about where he was or what he was doing in terms of military action, so I needed to do that for him. Through careful research and stitching together the evidence from his letters and stories I have attempted to tell that part of Jim's story"--Preface.

Includes bibliographical references.