LAMBETH TO LAMSDORF

Lambeth to Lamsdorf by Robin Green


Author by: Robin Green

File Name: lambeth-to-lamsdorf.pdf

Published:

Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels

Attachment:
Read and Download Lambeth To Lamsdorf PDF File


Click the button below to download the pdf file
DOWNLOAD READ NOW
Secure Verified

Description:
This is the story of an ordinary young man, unworldly, untried and patriotic, who enlisted at 18 in 1942 and became an infantryman specialising as a machine gunner with the Middlesex Regiment and later with the Cheshire Regiment. His early years were spent in Lambeth and Mitcham, Surrey. As a 17 year old he joined the Home Guard and soon experienced the loss of a friend for the first time to a German landmine. His training in Saighton, Cheshire and elsewhere was followed by transit to North Africa as part of a support unit to the Salerno landings in Italy. His first experiences of combat north of the Garigliano River are vividly described. After his regiment was transferred to reinforce Operation Shingle at Anzio, Doug Hawkins was captured during the ‘Break Out’ from the Anzio Beachhead in June 1944 aged just 20. For the second time he experienced, in barbaric circumstances, the loss of his closest friend just yards from his position. Three months in cattle trucks with short stops at transit camps at Fruili and Moosberg opened his young eyes to the meaning of war. Finally arriving in Lamsdorf, Stalag 344 in August 1944, he spent five months as a POW until, in January 1945, Lamsdorf was evacuated as the Russians advanced from the east. The ‘Long March’ followed, privation heaped upon privation during the coldest continental winter of the 20th Century as thousands trudged westwards through Poland and Southern Germany until by April 1945, abandoned by their guards, they washed up close to the Americans’ advanced positions. It is a remarkable story of survival, inhumanity, resourcefulness, military humour and sheer bloody-mindedness occasionally interspersed with huge distress, kindness and humanity. It is a story which embraces both the heights to which the human spirit can soar and the depths to which it can plunge. This is but one story among thousands which the survivors of the ‘Long March’ could have told. It is one which will stay with the reader for a long time.

>>> READ PDF FILE <<<

Related KindleBooks from Lambeth to Lamsdorf:

29 Comments Comment
  • Jenny Martins

    Finally I get this Kindlebooks, The narrator's voice is super relaxing. thanks for all these kindle I can get now!

    Like · Reply · · 1 day ago
  • Lisa Doran

    I like this very much! Has very good points.

    Like · Reply · · 1 day ago
  • Markus Jensen

    I did not think that this would work, my best friend showed me this website, and it does! I get my most wanted Audio eBook

    Like · Reply · · 2 day ago
  • Martin Borton

    I appreciate books like these. To have the possibility of success at your fingertips and understand how is the key. I have taken notes and will practice this lifestyle. Positive brings positive, and negative invites negative. A good read I recommend it for all ages.

    Like · Reply · · 3 day ago
  • Tina Milan

    It's very easy to get quality Kindlebooks of pdf file.

    Like · Reply · · 3 day ago
  • Jim Letland

    this kindles download is success ....

    Like · Reply · · 5 day ago
  • Lukasz Czaru

    so many fake sites. this is the first one which worked! Many thanks

    Like · Reply · · 6 day ago
  • Georgina Kalafikis

    wtffff i do not understand this!

    Like · Reply · · 8 day ago
    • Martin Borton

      Just select your click then download button, and sign up to start downloading or the play ebook. It's free for 30 days trial!.

      Like · Reply · · 8 day ago