1. Seaweed

    Through Albert's Eyes by A Bentley-Buckle

    A Special Entry cadet from Ampleforth in 1939, following his cadet and midshipman's time ABB (1921-2010) volunteered for Special Service - so secret he could not be told what that was - and became a Beachmaster in an RN Commando group, first off the lead landing craft to control our landing in...
  2. rebbonk

    Surviving the Japanese Onslaught: An RAF POW in Burma - William Albert Tate

    The first thing that struck me about this book was the physical quality: heavy grade, glossy paper. The second thing that struck me, whilst I was reading the table of contents, was the imbalance of chapter lengths. Some were but a few pages, but chapter 5 ran for almost 80 pages! Intrigued, I...