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Memories of a Unknown Soldier

Memories of a Unknown Soldier

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Recollections of army service during the 2nd world war
By Neil Hogben
Recollections of army service during the 2nd world war
By Neil Hogben

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Published by: Catalin Dai Mille Amici on Aug 18, 2010
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MEMORIES OF AN UNKNOWN SOLDIER
Recollections of army service during the 2nd world war
By Neil Hogben
 
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CONTENTS
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
 _____________________________________________________ 4
 
PREFACE
 ____________________________________________________________________ 5
 
PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION
 __________________________________________ 6
 
1. VOYAGE INTO THE UNKNOWN
 ____________________________________________ 7
 
2. CHATEAUDUN
 ____________________________________________________________ 13
 
3. ROBERTVILLE: THE MAILED FIST ADVENTURE BEGINS
____________________ 19
 
4. PIEDIMONTE D’ALIFE
 _____________________________________________________ 31
 
5. BAPTISM OF FIRE AT CASSINO
 ____________________________________________ 35
 
7. PURSUIT PAST ROME
 _____________________________________________________ 57
 
8. THE LONG FIGHT BEGINS AT PERUGIA
 ____________________________________ 67
 
9. RESISTANCE STIFFENS AT AREZZO
 _______________________________________ 73
 
10. A BRIEF RESPITE BESIDE THE RIVER ARNO
______________________________ 81
 
11. THE LONG FIGHT TOWARDS FLORENCE
 __________________________________ 85
 
12. ANOTHER BRIEF RESPITE BESIDE THE RIVER ARNO
 ______________________ 95
 
13. BACK TO CAMPAIGNING NORTH EAST OF FLORENCE
___________________ 101
 
14. HOSPITAL: BACK TO ROME
 _____________________________________________ 105
 
15. RETURNING TO UNIT NORTH OF FLORENCE
 _____________________________ 113
 
16. BACK TO THE FRONT BY THE SANTERNO RIVER
________________________ 119
 
17. WHIP TRACK: NEAR FONTANELICE
 _____________________________________ 125
 
18. MOVING TO THE ADRIATIC COAST AT PESARO
__________________________ 135
 
19. REFIT IN PESARO
______________________________________________________ 143
 
20. THE LAST PUSH: NORTH FROM CESENA
________________________________ 151
 
21. THE WAR ENDS: NORTH FROM BONDENO THROUGH PADOVA
 ___________ 161
 
22. ENTRY INTO AUSTRIA: KLAGENFURT
___________________________________ 167
 
23. TANZENBERG
 __________________________________________________________ 173
 
24. BLEIBURG
_____________________________________________________________ 183
 
25. THE MAILED FIST ADVENTURE ENDS NEAR PADOVA
____________________ 189
 
26. HELPING SEND TROOPS HOME: O2E DETACHMENT NAPLES
 _____________ 193
 
27. SENDING TROOPS HOME: O2E DETACHMENT MILAN
 _____________________ 197
 
28. SENDING TROOPS HOME: O2E DETACHMENT VILLACH
__________________ 203
 
TAILPIECE: Farewell to Uniform
 _____________________________________________ 211
 
POSTSCRIPT: Tank Action at Bondeno
______________________________________ 213
 

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I have read this book with enormous pleasure. Warmly recommended. A candid and straightforward account of war in Italy by a private British soldier. Don`t miss it. Gerald W. Doyle
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