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A British infantryman shares his harrowing story of life on the frontlines of WWII from the North African Campaign to the invasion of Germany In April 1939 when Bill Cheall joined the famous Yorkshire infantry regiment known as the Green Howards he could not have imagined the drama trauma rewards and anguish that awaited him But he recounts it all here in this vivid memoir of service and courage under fire As a Green Howard Cheall was on the receiving end of the Nazis Blitzkrieg and was evacuated exhausted Then courtesy of the Queen Mary he shipped off to North Africa as part of Field Marshal Bernard Montgomerys Eight Army After their victory in Tunisia Cheall went on to the invasion of Sicily The Green Howards then returned to England to be in the vanguard of the Normandy Landings on Gold Beachwhere Cheall was wounded Once he recovered Cheall returned to the war zone and finished the war as a Regimental Policeman in occupied Germany It is a remarkable story told with modesty humor and an eye for detailA British infantryman shares his harrowing story of life on the frontlines of WWII from the North African Campaign to the invasion of Germany In April 1939 when Bill Cheall joined the famous Yorkshire infantry regiment known as the Green Howards he could not have imagined the drama trauma rewards and anguish that awaited him But he recounts it all here in this vivid memoir of service and courage under fire As a Green Howard Cheall was on the receiving end of the Nazis Blitzkrieg and was evacuated exhausted Then courtesy of the Queen Mary he shipped off to North Africa as part of Field Marshal Bernard Montgomerys Eight Army After their victory in Tunisia Cheall went on to the invasion of Sicily The Green Howards then returned to England to be in the vanguard of the Normandy Landings on Gold Beachwhere Cheall was wounded Once he recovered Cheall returned to the war zone and finished the war as a Regimental Policeman in occupied Germany It is a remarkable story told with modesty humor and an eye for detailA British infantryman shares his harrowing story of life on the frontlines of WWII from the North African Campaign to the invasion of Germany In April 1939 when Bill Cheall joined the famous Yorkshire infantry regiment known as the Green Howards he could not have imagined the drama trauma rewards and anguish that awaited him But he recounts it all here in this vivid memoir of service and courage under fire As a Green Howard Cheall was on the receiving end of the Nazis Blitzkrieg and was evacuated exhausted Then courtesy of the Queen Mary he shipped off to North Africa as part of Field Marshal Bernard Montgomerys Eight Army After their victory in Tunisia Cheall went on to the invasion of Sicily The Green Howards then returned to England to be in the vanguard of the Normandy Landings on Gold Beachwhere Cheall was wounded Once he recovered Cheall returned to the war zone and finished the war as a Regimental Policeman in occupied Germany It is a remarkable story told with modesty humor and an eye for detail