by David Reginald Guttery
Printed and Published by Mark & Moody Ltd., Stourbridoe. Worcestersh1re. 1958
This story is of the Worcestershire Yeomanry in the Second World War, which is vividly told and makes splendid reading. It is full of stirring action and of the firm tradition of this great Regiment.
In 1940 they fought in the appallingly difficult and disheartening campaign, which ended at Dunkirk. In 1944 as part of 6th Airborne Division (commanded by Major-General Richard Gale) they took part in the airborne landings that heralded the assault on Hitler's Western Wall. They took part in the splendid advances to the Seine, in the Battle of the Ardennes, in the Airborne Rhine Crossing and in the final advance across Germany to Wismar in the Baltic. They witnessed and took part in the defeat of the German army that had held the greater part of Europe at its mercy for five long years.
The many little vignettes recorded here will give the reader some idea of the guts, the courage and the skill of these men about whom this story is told. Once taken up it is a book that will not be put down until it is finished: but more than this, its story is one that once read will always live in the reader's mind.