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Mary Tallon has published her father’s memoirs and life story. John Penman Turner lived his entire life in Mount Albert apart from his years service in WWII, most of which was spent as a prisoner of war in Upper Silesia (now Poland). This book includes his prisoner of war diary and letters which give a rich account of his four years in Stalag VIIIB.

You can purchase a copy for $25 + $5 p&p direct from Mary. Please email her to order your copy –


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