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By Martyn R. Ford-Jones

ISBN-10: 1781555958

ISBN-13: 9781781555958

A Royal Engineer at warfare 1940-1946 is a British soldier's account of his existence, either inner most and armed forces, whereas serving with the Corps of Royal Engineers among 1940 and 1946. in keeping with the diaries of motive force firstclass Robert "Robb" Jones, the reader follows this Royal Engineer around the deserts of North Africa and the center East, endures the bombing of Tripoli Harbour, and accompanies him on either the invasion of Sicily and the landings at the Normandy shores. The reader follows the improvement up via Belgium and Holland and is given a first-hand account of the conflict that turned often called the Rhine Crossing. The narrative can be interspersed all through with a few proper army occasions, which happened in the course of the related interval. as with any such tales, the reader is given entry to the subject's innermost options, revealing his fears, anxieties, frustrations and feelings; the latter related to the affections of a few lovely younger women. as well as being in response to the written strategies, reviews and diary entries of Robb Jones, the ebook is illustrated with photos taken by means of him in the course of his six years as a Royal Engineer.

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