A story of memory, mine and my fathers
Life of a family, growing and learning
Place seldom visited, cut off from outside
Land of superb beauty, colour and light
Wealth of wildlife, crocodiles and... More > buffalo
Aboriginal people's land for over 50000 years
Place of magic, place of danger, my home< Less
Only 22 men from the 1st Airborne Division's Field Park Company went to Arnhem. This book studies not only what the 22 men did, but what would have happened if the entire company had been taken to... More > Arnhem. The outcome may have been different.
Book #7 of the Market Garden Engineer Series.< Less
The defense of the Arnhem bridge is one of history’s most epic battles and the 1st Parachute Squadron, Royal Engineers played an important part in it. Finding itself defending several buildings... More > around the bridge, the engineers were forced to put down their picks and shovels and pick up their rifles and Bren guns to fight as infantry. Starting with the creation of the squadron to the rebuilding after the battle, this is the story of how they held on even as the buildings they occupied burned and crumbled around them.
Book #3 in the Market Garden Engineer Series.< Less
During Operation Market Garden, the 1st Independent Polish Parachute Brigade landed on the south side of the Rhine River, directly across from where the British 1st Airborne Division was trapped. The... More > brigade's mission was to get across the river to reinforce the British and the responsibility of getting them across fell to the engineer company. Without proper equipment and training the Polish engineer company struggled with their assignment. This is their story.
32 b + w pages
Original maps and drawings
Roll Of Honour
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The 4th Parachute Squadron, Royal Engineers was raised to support the 4th Parachute Brigade and landed with them at Arnhem on 18th September 1944. Responsible for getting the brigade's heavy... More > transport and guns across the railway embankment during their hasty retreat into the Oosterbeek Perimeter, the squadron found itself split in half and inserted into the line to fight as infantry. Each half stood their ground after repeated attacks, taking numerous casualties in the process. This in not only the story of how they held out, but how they managed to hit back at their attackers before they were eventually evacuated.< Less