Blowing Our Bridges: The Memories of a Young Officer who Finds Himself on the Beaches at Dunkirk, Landing at H-hour on D-Day and Then in Korea

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Pen and Sword Military, 2004 - History - 227 pages
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This action packed military memoir tells of the exploits of a young Sapper officer during both the Second World War and in Korea.

Tony Younger was in the thick of the action during the German Blitzkrieg of 1940 seeing desperate fighting as the beleaguered British Expeditionary Force struggled to escape at Dunkirk. He then became closely involved in anthrax experiments which still today render the Scottish island of Guinard uninhabitable before playing a full role in the Normandy Campaign and the conquest of Germany. After a period in Burma, he was sent to Korea, where in bitter fighting against hordes of Chinese and North Korean troops he was extremely lucky to escape with his life: many of his comrades tragically did not.

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Contents

Preparing for Inevitable War
1
Blowing up Bridges
13
Back to Dunkirk
19
Copyright

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Tony Younger is an author and historian who saw action in World War II.

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