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By tank into Normandy : a memoir of the campaign in North-West Europe from D-Day to VE Day

Author: Stuart Hills
Publisher: London : Cassell Military, 2003, ©2002
Series: Cassell military paperbacks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Stuart Hills embarked his Sherman DD tank on to an LCT at 6.45 a.m., Sunday 4 June 1944. He was 20 years old, unblooded, fresh from a public-school background and Officer Cadet training. He was going to war. Two days later, his tank sunk, he and his crew landed from a rubber dinghy with just the clothes they stood in. After that, the struggles through the Normandy bocage in a replacement tank (of the non-swimming  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Erlebnisbericht
Personal narratives, British
Named Person: Stuart Hills; Stuart Hills; Stuart Hills
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart Hills
ISBN: 0304366404 9780304366408 9781407231211 1407231219
OCLC Number: 840933753
Notes: Originally published: 2002.
Description: 256 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Cassell military paperbacks.
Responsibility: Stuart Hills.

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