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The Quiet Gunner at War: El Alamein to the Rhine with the Scottish Divisions

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In 1939 Dick Gorle was already a professional soldier but stationed in India. After the Dunkirk disaster he was recalled and initially involved in training recruits at Plymouth before going north to form the Highland Division Gunners.We hear of the journey to Egypt and thereafter it is intense action at El Alamein under Monty and the long grueling advance to Tripoli. The ...more
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published January 15th 2012 by Pen & Sword Books (first published October 19th 2011)
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Peter Gorle
The Quiet Gunner at War by Richmond Gorle who, after WW2 became airborne artillery liaison officer to US Army Field Forces Board Number 1 at Fort Bragg NC.


First Reviews, The Quiet Gunner at War
A really fine memoir, 10/10
The Great War Magazine
(Also posted under ‘Royal Artillery’. It’s too good to miss.)
A new book, and an excellent one! Richmond Gorle, M.C., R.A. fought through North Africa and Sicily, and then in Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany, with 128 and 181 Field Regiments, R.A. He die
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