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By James Hamilton-Paterson

A Very own War, first released in 1971, was once James Hamilton-Paterson's first non-fiction e-book, and notwithstanding out of print for a few years it keeps its strength and relevance today.
'In 1969 my agent known as me into his workplace to satisfy a mysterious guy who sought after his tale advised. He was once Cornelius Hawkridge, who had escaped from Hungary in the course of the 1956 rebellion and had long gone to the US. He had lately back from Vietnam, the place for a few years he were engaging in a bull-headed one-man research into the wholesale robbery in South East Asia folks development fabric, the corrupt practices of significant US contractors offering the army, and a world money-changing scam... yet few needed to understand: any adverse information in regards to the conflict in Vietnam certified as 'rocking the boat'... In 1970 I holed up with him at the island of Gozo for a few weeks whereas he instructed his story.' James Hamilton-Paterson

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