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Kesselring at Anzio By Teddy Bitner
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This book reviews and analyzes the decisions made by Field Marshal Albert Kesselring prior to and during the battle of Anzio in February 1944.
World War 2 Anzio By Ronald Ledwell
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When the Allies landed at Anzio the success of an amphibious landing at that location, a beach surrounded by mountains, depended completely on the element of surprise and the swiftness with which the... More > invaders could move before the defenders reacted. Any delay could result in the occupation of the mountains by the defenders and the consequent entrapment of the invaders. General Lucas, who preferred to take time to entrench against an expected counterattack allowed the German Forces in the area to react and seize the high ground in the mountains that surrounded Anzio.< Less
David Burt: Across The Years By David Burt
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Across the years my life has led me through an odyssey of unforgettable happenings. I navigated a large infantry landing craft on five Mediterranean invasions. I played tennis with Katharine Hepburn,... More > competed in the U.S. Tennis national open, won men’s tournaments in New England, France, and Switzerland, was a College classmate of Jack Kennedy, worked a night shift for the FBI, played Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in D minor on an accordion, wrote advertising to promote national magazines, hammered and braised metal sculpture for solo exhibitions in Manhattan, New England, Denver, Dallas, Houston, Dublin, Ireland, and carried on a conversation (admittedly a brief one) with Albert Einstein. Do I have the makings of a memoir? Read on!< Less
David Burt: Across The Years By David Burt
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Across the years my life has led me through an odyssey of unforgettable happenings. I navigated a large infantry landing craft on five Mediterranean invasions. I played tennis with Katharine Hepburn,... More > competed in the U.S. Tennis national open, won men’s tournaments in New England, France, and Switzerland, was a College classmate of Jack Kennedy, worked a night shift for the FBI, played Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in D minor on an accordion, wrote advertising to promote national magazines, hammered and braised metal sculpture for solo exhibitions in Manhattan, New England, Denver, Dallas, Houston, Dublin, Ireland, and carried on a conversation (admittedly a brief one) with Albert Einstein. Do I have the makings of a memoir? Read on!< Less
Grampy's War By Colin Simmons
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As with most people of his generation, Fred Britt didn't really mention the war unless he was with fellow veterans. But when Colin Simmons found 20 hours of tapes that Fred had recorded of his... More > experiences, after he died, ‘I thought it would be nice if people could hear and read about his experiences, the story of the common man. On the tapes my Grandad asks if one of his grandchildren could do something with them. I had no idea what he did during the war. By doing this I am ensuring that his name and what he went through has not been forgotten.' Fred served with them through his training in the UK, over to Africa (at the end of El Alamein), the Invasion of Pantelleria, Sicily, & Italy, including the battles of the River Sangro, and Anzio. When Victory over Europe was declared he was then dispatched to Africa to begin training for the invasion of Japan. When that was averted he was then sent to the Middle East and was involved in the Palestine War. He returned to his family in Portsmouth in 1946.< Less
Grampy's War By Colin Simmons
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As with most people of his generation, Fred Britt didn't really mention the war unless he was with fellow veterans. But when Colin Simmons found 20 hours of tapes that Fred had recorded of his... More > experiences, after he died, 'I thought it would be nice if people could hear and read about his experiences, the story of the common man. On the tapes my Grandad asks if one of his grandchildren could do something with them. I had no idea what he did during the war. By doing this I am ensuring that his name and what he went through has not been forgotten.' Fred served with them through his training in the UK, over to Africa (at the end of El Alamein), the Invasion of Pantelleria, Sicily, & Italy, including the battles of the River Sangro, and Anzio. When Victory over Europe was declared he was then dispatched to Africa to begin training for the invasion of Japan. When that was averted he was then sent to the Middle East and was involved in the Palestine War. He returned to his family in Portsmouth in 1946.< Less
Grampy's War By Colin Simmons
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As with most people of his generation, Fred Britt didn't really mention the war unless he was with fellow veterans. But when Colin Simmons found 20 hours of tapes that Fred had recorded of his... More > experiences, after he died, ‘I thought it would be nice if people could hear and read about his experiences, the story of the common man. On the tapes my Grandad asks if one of his grandchildren could do something with them. I had no idea what he did during the war. By doing this I am ensuring that his name and what he went through has not been forgotten.' Fred served with them through his training in the UK, over to Africa (at the end of El Alamein), the Invasion of Pantelleria, Sicily, & Italy, including the battles of the River Sangro, and Anzio. When Victory over Europe was declared he was then dispatched to Africa to begin training for the invasion of Japan. When that was averted he was then sent to the Middle East and was involved in the Palestine War. He returned to his family in Portsmouth in 1946.< Less
Grampy's War By Colin Simmons
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As with most people of his generation, Fred Britt didn't really mention the war unless he was with fellow veterans. But when Colin Simmons found 20 hours of tapes that Fred had recorded of his... More > experiences, after he died, ‘I thought it would be nice if people could hear and read about his experiences, the story of the common man. On the tapes my Grandad asks if one of his grandchildren could do something with them. I had no idea what he did during the war. By doing this I am ensuring that his name and what he went through has not been forgotten.' Fred served with them through his training in the UK, over to Africa (at the end of El Alamein), the Invasion of Pantelleria, Sicily, & Italy, including the battles of the River Sangro, and Anzio. When Victory over Europe was declared he was then dispatched to Africa to begin training for the invasion of Japan. When that was averted he was then sent to the Middle East and was involved in the Palestine War. He returned to his family in Portsmouth in 1946.< Less
A Piece of Europe By Sarajane and Kyle Case
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Professional pictures from a backpacking trip from one end of Europe to the other. www.sarajanecase.com
Biting the Bullet By Anne Yuill
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‘Biting the Bullet’ is the biography of Reg Tallentire, born and bred in County Durham and now aged 92 years. Reg served with three Scottish Regiments during and after World War II: ... More > The Black Watch, the London Scottish (Gordon Highlanders) and the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. He trained in the UK, North Africa, fought in Italy, was severely injured at Anzio, returned to Italy as a ‘D Day Dodger’ and ended the war on the Italian/Yugoslavian border. He then spent 18 months in Palestine, before demobilisation. Reg returned to civilian life working in the family car repair business in Bishop Auckland. This is Reg’s story of the important events in his life, the people he met and the sights he witnessed.< Less