Edited by Cliff Lloyd and Philip Smith
Published by History & Latte in 2018, 334 pages. Hardback (N7383)
Brand New Book
From the rear side cover: This is the story of an ordinary soldier in extraordinary times. From the debacle of defeat in France 1940 to the searing heat of the Western Desert in 1942, from Italy in 1943 to the bitter struggle for Normandy in 1944, and from clearing corpses in the El Alamein battlefield, to coping with Army bull, Topper retains a stoicism and an endearing humour in a world convulsed by death and destruction. This memoir highlights the organised chaos of British Military life, the trials and tribulations, the troopships and the Jerrycan brews, but above all, it shows the soldier's ability to find humour in adversity...