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Strong Car Security Wheel Clamp. Also for Caravan Trailer Boat
Strong Car Security Wheel Clamp. Also for Caravan Trailer Boat
Offered by Extreme Auto Accessories
Price: £16.45

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Clamp with Falling out lock, 26 Sept. 2010
Received promptly. Second time I fitted it to Caravan, lock kept turning. When pulled out key barrell of lock came with it. Now know why proprietory Clamps ae 4 X + price.


With the Jocks: A Soldier's Struggle for Europe 1944-45
With the Jocks: A Soldier's Struggle for Europe 1944-45
by Peter White
Edition: Paperback
Price: £12.99

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Reality, 16 Aug. 2010
I can only agree with all those who have praised the great description of how a platoon of Border Jocks (and others) would have coped with the horrors of that last winter of the war. Peter White has captured the realities of those desperate days when everyone only wanted it to be over.
His description of the Jocks and how they coped (or did not) is a great tribute to the young citizen soldiers, many of whom were still at school when it all started. It also says much of Peter as he coped with the realies of being a Platoon Commander at the sharp end.
I have to say I was amused at the description of Frank Coutts as a young Capt with the Carriers and as Coy 2ic. Frank of course was to become a Brigadier and Colonal of the Kings Own Scottish Borderers and it was nice to read that he had his daft moments when young like all the rest.

I recomend this book to the sons/daughters and grandsons/daughters of that generation of young men that saw it through to the end.


Dunkirk: The Men They Left Behind
Dunkirk: The Men They Left Behind
by Sean Longden
Edition: Hardcover

10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars At Last, 29 Jun. 2010
As I have grown older and watched the 'celebrations' for the anniversaries of Dunkirk unfold I have always had a little irritation that 51st Highland Division, still fighting, were largly forgotton. I have a particular intrest as my father escaped from St Valery through Le Harve as part of the redundant Ark Force. An uncle was killed well after Dunkirk and my fathers younger Brother was captured and endured 5 long years as a POW which resulted in his death soon after his repatriation.
I have followed the 51st in their reteat from the Somme area and spent a few reflective days in St Valery.
This book details the plight of many more of the men they left behind and is a worthy tribute to their fortitude.
I noticed for the first time that the media at the 70th Anniversary of the Dunkirk evacuation spent some time reflecting on the thousands, still fighting, who were still going strong almost two weeks after Dunkirk. Unfortunatly very many of those left behind at Dunkirk and all along the coast were captured and Sean Longdons earlier book 'Hitler's British Slaves' Was a must read after completing this one.
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