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Captured at Arnhem: From Railwayman to Paratrooper

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Tom Hicks story begins when he joins the LMS straight from school and follows his early life on the railways in the 1930s, through enlistment, training as a paratrooper, wartime service, imprisonment and his return to the LMS as an engine driver.

Tom volunteered for war service in 1939 and was initially placed in the military railway of the Royal Engineers. In search of adv
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Hardcover, 276 pages
Published January 19th 2014 by Pen & Sword Books (first published October 17th 2013)
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The Real Life of Tom Hicks

Captured at Arnhem by Norman Hicks is the story of Tom Hicks by his eldest son, on his war years and how he went from the railways to be a paratrooper and back again to working on the railways. It is always great to see that the stories of our old soldiers are being recorded so that in generations to come their story will live on long after we have all departed this mortal coil.

This is how Tom went from working on the railways when he left school like his father before
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