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  1. janner

    Touble at Zero Hour by Rob Lofthouse.

    The Author is a retired Army Sergeant. The book is broken into three sections. The first covers the Glider landings intended to seize the bridges over the Caen Canal and the river Orne to prevent German reinforcements getting to the Allied troops landing on the Normandy beaches. The next...
  2. H

    WW2 WREN AUTOBIOGRAPHY - JUST PUBLISHED!

    MEDIA RELEASE DATE: 10th October 2016 MEMOIR TO CELEBRATE THE CENTENARY OF THE FOUNDING OF THE WOMEN’S ROYAL NAVAL SERVICE (WRNS) IN 1917 As she starts her one hundredth year, Brenda Birney (born in 1917) has published her own experience as a Wren – The Women’s Royal Naval Service: a World War...
  3. Seaweed

    ‘In Which They Served’ (Conway, 2008)

    By the end of WW2 only 15% of Royal Navy officers were regulars. Initially numbers were made up from the RNR - officers with Merchant Service qualifications - and the pre-war RNVR, volunteers who like the RNR had periodic training attachments to the RN. The RNR provided a number of commanding...