In the Face of the Enemy: A Battery Sergeant Major in Action in the Second World War

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In Part One Powdrill describes his experiences in France during the Phoney War and then their baptism by fire in May 1940, culminating in the evacuation from Dunkirk having left their disabled guns behind. Ernest was wounded but many of his colleagues were killed by ferocious German counter-battery fire. Part 2 tells a very different story in more detail. By now a Sergeant Major in an armoured tracked regiment, the author fought through from the Normandy beaches to the River Maas. He describes the near constant action in ...

In the Face of the Enemy: A Battery Sergeant Major in Action in the Second World War 2009, Pen & Sword Books

ISBN-13: 9781844158508

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