By Ken Anderson

ISBN-10: 1783462744

ISBN-13: 9781783462742

It was once a time of faulty loyalties. the 1st global struggle British military, in a shameful act of patriotism, used to be chickening out from front line veterans who had a German identify and posting them to a non-combatants regiment. At domestic, anti-German feeling was once achieving fever pitch. in spite of the fact that, one younger guy, the son of a German father, conspired to have the military ship him into conflict. In doing so he grew to become a hero.

This is the tale of the 'German Tommy', Walter Schwarz (alias Lieutenant Walter Lancelot Merritt, army move and Bar, bearer of the king's pardon), advised in complete for the 1st time after years of analysis in Australia and Britain. It unearths why and the way others helped the younger guy from Queensland – an Australian military deserter – continue to exist in an environment that used to be toxic at domestic and in conflict for these of German blood who have been, however, like Schwarz, dependable to king and kingdom. Ken Anderson has long gone in the back of the authorised proof to say how reputable files have been altered and individuals of a mystery society lied and swore fake testimony to assist Schwarz, performing on their oath to aid a fellow member in distress.

The publication deals an perception into the best way humans of German starting place have been taken care of in Australia and Britain in the course of the First international warfare, in addition to how Freemasonry – at its top at the moment – helped males of humble history enhance their prestige in life.

It is a narrative of bravery and deception, specified within the historical past of war.

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