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We died with our boots clean : the youngest Royal Marine Commando in WWII

Author: Kenneth McAlpine
Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire : History Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At the age of 17, Kenneth McAlpine ran away from school to join the Royal Marine Commandos. Full of absorbing anecdotes such as his time in a military prison and a rescue operation at a concentration camp, an unusual encounter with Montgomery and Patton, and more.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal narratives, British
Named Person: Kenneth McAlpine
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth McAlpine
ISBN: 0752451898 9780752451893
OCLC Number: 435512927
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 189 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Kenneth McAlpine.
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At the age of seventeen, Kenneth McAlpine ran away from Repton school to join Churchill's new elite special force, the Royal Marine Commandos. As the youngest member of the youngest commando force,  Read more...

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