‘Rommel?’ ‘Gunner Who?’

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Penguin Presents the unabridged, downloadable, audiobook edition of Rommel? ‘Gunner Who?’ written and read by Spike Milligan.

‘Keep talking, Milligan. I think I can get you out on Mental Grounds.”That’s how I got in, sir.”Didn’t we all.’

The second volume of Spike Milligan’s legendary recollections of life as a gunner in World War Two sees our hero into battle in North Africa – eventually. First, there is important preparation to be done: extensive periods of loitering (‘We had been standing by vehicles for an hour and nothing had happened, but it happened frequently’), psychological toughening (‘If a man dies when you hang him, keep hanging him until he gets used to it’) and living dangerously (‘no underwear!’). At last the battle for Tunis is upon them…

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