BLACK WATCH: Liberating Europe and Catching Himmler - My Extraordinary WW2 with the Highland Division.
by RENOUF, TOM:
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Visually the exterior appearance is exceptional for a book of it's age, and particularly internally,the book is also in an exceptional condition/ state of preservation and presentation.It really is an exceptional copy for brightness and cleanliness. As a 19-year old Black Watch conscript Tom Renouf's war began with some of the most vicious fighting of the conflict - against Himmler's fanatical "Hitler Youth" SS Division.It ended with the capture of Himmler himself and Tom taking a trophy he still treasures,the Gestapo commander's watch.Seriously wounded and later decorated with a Military Medal for gallantry,Tom Renouf witnessed the death and maiming of countless of his teenage comrades and saw the survivors transformed into grizzled veterans.
Tom Renouf draws on his own personal experiences,as well as his unique archive of interviews with veterans amassed over 20 years as secretary of the 51st Highland Division Veterans' Association,to paint a vivid picture of the Battle of Normandy,the liberation of Holland,the Battle of the Bulge,and many more memorable WW2 events. Please contact seller,for correct shipping/P+p quotes - particularly ALL overseas customers - BEFORE ordering through the order page! ** N.B. ALL buyers please note,stocks' actual shipping/P+p costs are adjusted and any difference is refunded,after order's receipt and before the order's despatch,especially if the item(s) are offered either P+p included/FREE.
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- BLACK WATCH: Liberating Europe and Catching Himmler - My Extraordinary WW2 with the Highland Division.
- RENOUF, TOM:
- illus with wartime contemporary and recent b/w photographs.
- Book condition
- Used - FINE.
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- UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.
- ISBN 10
- ISBN 13
- Place of Publication
- This edition first published
- q52.NAVAL/MILITARY.BIOGRAPHY.UK,8vo HB+dw/dj,1st edn.ISBN 9781408702710.WW2_Black Watch_Highland Division_experiences_memoirs_autobiography.Capture Heinrich Himmler.Battle of Normandy_12th Hitler Youth SS DivisionWW2_Holland_Battle of the Bulge.Books new,
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