By Hazel Barker
When international struggle II breaks out and males over eighteen are conscripted, Clarence Dover, a conscientious objector, refuses to head quite that compromise his rules. as an alternative he joins the Friend's Ambulance Unit. From the London Blitz to the some distance reaches of Asia the battle exams Clarence within the crucible of discomfort. finally, will he have the ability to carry his head up as proudly because the relaxation and say, to save lots of lives, I risked my own?
One guy will stand as God's soldier, now not the war's soldier.
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