Armoured Guardsmen: A War Diary, June 1944 - April 1945

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The outbreak of World War II brought many changes to Britain's Brigade of Guards. The dress-parade units had always maintained a full combat capacity and made a relatively easy transition into a new unit, the Guards Armoured Division. The Guards landed in Normandy on D+4 and steadily fought their way across northern Europe. Robert Boscowan was a tank commander in the 1st Coldstream Guards and had four tanks shot from under him. On the fourth occasion he was badly wounded and burned, making a difficult postwar recovery. The ...

Armoured Guardsmen: A War Diary, June 1944 - April 1945 2008, Pen & Sword Books, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780850527483

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