In the Footsteps of Blair Mayne

Discussion in 'Military History and Militaria' started by spike7451, Sep 25, 2009.

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  1. spike7451

    spike7451 RIP

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00n1j2v

    Monday, 21:00 on BBC One (Northern Ireland only) or Sky regions.

     
  2. Just read a copy of Mad Mike, Brig Calvert another WW II warrior who was thrown to the dogs, IMO, by the system post war.
    I will have to order an in depth book on Paddy Mayne before I feel qualified to pass comment.
    I know Pete Scholey has a good opinion of him in his book on Them.
    john
     
  3. spike7451

    spike7451 RIP

    jon,try this one,very good read & quite astounding at times.

    http://www.arrse.co.uk/Forums/viewtopic/t=126210.html
     
  4. I am off back to UK in a couple of weeks so just ordered and it will be waiting.
    Ta Much
    john
     
  5. spike7451

    spike7451 RIP

    Reading a good book "Goodbye,Darkness" by William Manchester,his personal account as a US Marine in the Pacific in WWII (ISBN 1 84158 125 9 pub by Birlinn)
    Very graphic & he goes into his demons when he returned from the war.