Original handwritten War Diary extracts used for Bill's story and book
These original war diary pages were written by Dad whilst in action in the World War 1939-45 and have never been seen before except by family. Parts make gripping reading! Parts of these manuscripts are not even in the printed book.
Diary written on the Queen Mary - World War 2 army book
Dad was on the Queen Mary for three weeks whilst travelling to Egypt:
Dad was in the battle for:
Wadi Akarit, in Tunisia, N Africa, which was also called Operation Scipio
Sicily, which was also referred to as the Sicilian Campaign or Operation Husky
These notes were written shortly after WW2 soldier Bill was wounded in Normandy, on 30 June 1944.
Diary written shortly after D Day - World War 2 army book
Diary written in Tunisia and Sicily - World War 2 army book