By Marc De Bolster
Forty seven Royal Marine Commando: An inside of tale 1943-1946 tells the tale of forty seven Royal Marine Commando throughout the moment international struggle in keeping with own bills written via veterans who served during this bold unit. it's a tale of younger males who have been to play a key position in releasing Europe from Nazi tyranny. From the D-Day landings in Normandy to fierce battles in Holland, a few have been taken prisoner through the enemy and despatched to camps till freed on the finish of the battle in 1945.
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As I fell, by a miracle, the guide rope looped around my ankle, leaving me suspended face down, able to admire the rock formations and the pretty patterns of the swirling water around those very sharp rocks. The Sgt was not amused and the nearest I got to sympathy was ‘Wetjen, what the hell are you doing, you’re holding up the whole section, hanging about there’. (Such times—as at Towyn, Wales—it seemed the steepest and rockiest place for training exercises. As Number Two on the 2-inch mortar, I had to carry the containers of Mortar Bombs, smoke or high explosive, plus, of course, my rifle.
Men of the British Expeditionary Force, the French, Belgian and even Dutch armies were evacuated to Britain, and now the threat of a German invasion lay at this island’s doorstep. The German plan was to invade Britain using similar Blitz tactics, by dropping airborne troops behind England’s coastal defences thereby taking them out to allow landing craft to disembark their army on the beaches. During the invasion of the Netherlands, the Dutch Army and Air force had disabled so many of the German transport aircraft, that their original plan to parachute down into Britain could not be carried out.
Then a Rail warrant was issued for me to report to Carlisle Castle for military training. I did 6 weeks infantry training with the 52 Lowland Division Royal Engineers and then joined the regiment on the Racecourse at Ayr, Scotland. There I learnt to drive various military vehicles as a Military Transport driver. We did all sorts of mountain driving training, including having your legs strapped to your seat so you could not use your pedals and then guiding your vehicle down into a gully. We then had to get out of the vehicle and attach the winch to a tree at the top of the gully, and take the cable back down again and fasten it to the vehicle to haul ourselves back up again.
47 Royal Marine Commando An Inside Story 1943-1946 by Marc De Bolster