Beyond the Sea: A Wren at War


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Christian Lamb was born in Scotland in 1920. The daughter of an Admiral, she was among the first of the Wrens to join in WW2. Now 101, Christian and her late husband, Lieutenant John Lamb DSC, have three children, seven grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Gardening and plant history are her passions. She is a well-respected lecturer on the history of plants and has self-published three books on plant history and expeditions.



"An extraordinary life."
*Liz Earle*

Engaging, interesting and really well written, this book is a great read for anyone interested in the experiences of the young women who joined the WRNS during WW2. The author writes about her life  but has also included the stories of others too. With fascinating details of daily life in the services, as well as stories of those she met along the journey. A really enjoyable and engaging book for anyone interested in this period. An important piece of our history.

"A WW2 heroine."
*Dan Snow*

"This was the best kind of memoir, as the author's writing style made me feel like we were friends just sitting and having a conversation about her many experiences.  I prefer this warm and fuzzy type of memoir over the ones that are written more like a history book."


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