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CHAPTER PAGE I TWENTY MEN AND A BATTERY
THE FORCE IS CONCEIVED
ITJ WHAT MANNER OF MEN WERE THESE?
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40 Royal Marine 9 Commando action advance arrived artillery ashore attack Battalion battery battle beach began bombs Bova Marina bridge Brigade Headquarters British Captain captured carried casualties Churchill coast Commando Brigade Commando soldiers Corps counter-attack crew cross darkness dawn defence Dieppe Distinguished Service Order Durnford Slater enemy fighting flank force four French garrison German grenades ground harbour heavy hill hundred yards infantry island Italian Italy Jack Churchill killed landing craft later Laycock Layforce Lieutenant Lieutenant-Colonel machine gun mando miles Mills-Roberts mortar fire Motor Gun Boat moved naval night officers once Partisans party patrol Peter Young position prisoners raid ranks reached Regiment river road Royal Air Force Royal Artillery Salerno seize shells shewed ship shore shot soon Special Boat Section Special Service Brigade Squadron surrender tanks Termoli Tommy gun took town Troop Vaagso village weapons wireless wounded