New PDF release: A HISTORY OF THE 58th SURREY BATTALION HOME GUARD

By W. C. Dodkins

the house protect, customary to us all from the antics of Dad’s military at the television, actually played a perilous critical position - guarding infrastructure and communications, and freeing the ordinary military for extra front-line paintings. this can be one of many domestic Guard’s Unit histories, giving a close account in their background - from the Government’s first charm for volunteers onwards. the house Guard’s background stretched from the early apprehensive days in the summertime of 1940 whilst a German invasion was once hourly anticipated to the arrangements for D-Day whilst the boot used to be at the Allied foot. it's a tale of amateurism reworked into expanding sophistication and higher weaponry; and a pro and patriotic commitment to occasionally humdrum responsibility that united nice battle veterans with youths waiting for the call-up to the typical forces. once they have been eventually disbanded in November 1944 the house defend deserved the thank you of a thankful country they'd actually served and helped to save.

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