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Book details
  • Genre:HISTORY
  • SubGenre:Military / Special Forces
  • Language:English
  • Pages:328
  • eBook ISBN:9781483544359

The Path of Duty

The Life and Times of Bill Beyts

by Ian Trenowden

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Overview
The Path of Duty charts the progress of a child of the Raj, Brigadier Geoffrey Herbert Bruno Beyts DSO MBE MC known less formally as Bill or ‘Billy’. During a career with the Indian Army he saw action against Burmese rebels, Waziri tribesman and the Japanese Army. Bill Beyts and Ian Trenowden worked closely on this project together and sadly neither of them lived to see it come to fruition. It is produced precisely as told by Bill and written by Ian from typed notes.
Description
The Path of Duty charts the progress of a child of the Raj, Brigadier Geoffrey Herbert Bruno Beyts DSO, MBE MC known less formally as Bill or ‘Billy’. During a career with the Indian Army he saw action against Burmese rebels, Waziri tribesman and the Japanese Army. Bill Beyts and Ian Trenowden worked closely on this project together and sadly neither of them lived to see it come to fruition. It is produced precisely as told by Bill and written by Ian from typed notes.
About the author
Ian Trenowden, born in 1931 spent his childhood between Surrey and St Ives, Cornwall, before heading off to boarding school in Canterbury. He was a Chartered Architect whose spare time interests included sketching, travel, languages, private flying and the History of WWII. Author of the best selling The Hunting Submarine, The Fighting Life of HMS Tally Ho. He died in September 2012.
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