Cookies on oxfam

We use cookies to ensure that you have the best experience on our website. If you continue browsing, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Find out more Close

  • Grows vegetables
  • Fills classrooms
  • Drills wells
  • Empowers women
  • Fights poverty

Ten Years in Russia and Siberia

£12.99

Product description

Johan Wigmans wanted to flee his native Holland during the war and planned to escape to the Free Dutch Forces in England by joining the Luftwaffe and parachuting into England. This "elaborate" plan horribly misforded when he was placed into the German Armmy instead and sent to the Russian front. At the first opportunity he deserted to the Russians who naturally treated him with suspicion and kept him captive in several different prison camps. "This very human story of the battle to convince the Russians that he was not a spy covers ten years, and is dedicated to the unkown millions who passed through these camps of suffering".

Dustjacket in good condition, price clipped.

Item details

Author(s):
Wigmans, Johan
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1964
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
234
Publisher:
Darton Longman & Todd

Standard UK Delivery £3.95 per order

Delivery FAQs

Free returns

within 21 days.
Returns policy

About this item

Johan Wigmans wanted to flee his native Holland during the war and planned to escape to the Free Dutch Forces in England by joining the Luftwaffe and parachuting into England. This "elaborate" plan horribly misforded when he was placed into the German Armmy instead and sent to the Russian front. At the first opportunity he deserted to the Russians who naturally treated him with suspicion and kept him captive in several different prison camps. "This very human story of the battle to convince the Russians that he was not a spy covers ten years, and is dedicated to the unkown millions who passed through these camps of suffering".

Dustjacket in good condition, price clipped.

Author(s):
Wigmans, Johan
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1964
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
234
Publisher:
Darton Longman & Todd

Delivery & returns

This item will be dispatched to UK addresses via second class post within 2 working days of receipt of your order. Standard UK delivery is £3.95 per order, so you're only charged once no matter how many items you have in your basket. Any additional courier charges will be applied at checkout as they vary depending on delivery address.

You can find out more about delivery and returns in our help section.

We offer a no quibble returns policy as follows:

Wedding dresses: 14 days

Overseas returns: 31 days

Everything else: 21 days


This item is also available for international delivery by airmail, carrying a mandatory delivery charge of:

Europe: £6.50

Outside Europe: £11.50

Volunteer listed

Wonder how this unique item ended up online?

Most of the second-hand items you see online have been donated, by supporters like you, to our high street stores. Each item is then priced, photographed and listed on this site by our amazing team of volunteers from across the country.

After you have bought your item, our team of volunteers package and dispatch it from the Shop straight to you or your chosen recipient.

All profits from the sales of our goods go towards funding Oxfam's work around the world. We rely on your donations to sell online so please keep the cycle of goodness going!

To find out more about volunteering with Oxfam, please visit our how to volunteer page.

Oxfam Bookshop Raeburn Place

The Oxfam Book Shop in Stockbridge, Edinburgh has long been a city favourite, with an excellent range of quality second hand titles and also a team of enthusiasts who love and understand books. Please don't hesitate to contact us on 0131 332 9632 or oxfamf5817@oxfam.org.uk and let us help you find that elusive book.

View Shop