TITLE

Gunnery practice gave us butterflies

PUB. DATE
November 2016
SOURCE
Daily Mail;11/8/2016, p58
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
ON ACTIVE service in Malaya with N Battery The Eagle Troop, Royal Horse Artillery between 1958 and 1961, we were ordered to do one last operation on the border with Thailand before we sailed for home.
ACCESSION #
119298604

 

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