A Doctor's Sword

How an Irish Doctor Survived War, Capitivity and the Atomic Bomb

Bob Jackson

The incredible story of Dr Aidan MacCarthy, the only person to have survived both the evacuation at Dunkirk and the nuclear bombing of Nagasaki, surviving burning planes, sinking ships, jungle warfare, starvation, and captivity in the interim.
Date Published :
June 2017
Publisher :
Gill Books
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ISBN : 9781848893207
Pages : 304
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This is the story of the incredible life of Dr. Aidan MacCarthy (1913-95) the only person to have survived the two events that mark the beginning and end of the Second World War. He was evacuated from the beaches of Dunkirk after three days of relentless

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