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COLONEL LAWRENCE: THE MAN BEHIND THE LEGEND—Liddell Hart—Dodd, Mead ($3.75).

Every schoolboy knows something about Lawrence of Arabia; most of them know that he is now Aircraftman Shaw. In his own lifetime Lawrence's fame has grown until his world-wide shadow is more than man-sized. From Revolt in the Desert, his own abridgment of his Seven Pillars of Wisdom* many a reader knows the salient facts of the most monumental chapter of Lawrence's career. His good friend Robert Graves's Lawrence & the Arabian Adventure filled in some further gaps. Now Liddell Hart, also a friend...

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