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Adolf Hitler: My Part in His Downfall - Spike Milligan
Adolf Hitler: My Part in His Downfall
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'At Victoria station the R.T.O. gave me a travel warrant, a white feather and a picture of Hitler marked 'This is your enemy'. I searched every compartment, but he wasn't on the train'. Spike Milligan's on the march, blitzing friend and foe alike with his uproarious recollections of army life... show more
'At Victoria station the R.T.O. gave me a travel warrant, a white feather and a picture of Hitler marked 'This is your enemy'. I searched every compartment, but he wasn't on the train'. Spike Milligan's on the march, blitzing friend and foe alike with his uproarious recollections of army life from enlistment to the landing at Algiers in 1943. Bathos, pathos and gales of drunken laughter, and insane military goonery explode in superlative Milliganese.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780140035209 (0140035206)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 144
Edition language: English
Series: War Memoirs (#1)
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Nigeyb
Nigeyb rated it
4.0 "Adolf Hitler: My Part in his Downfall" by Spike Milligan
Adolf Hitler: My Part in his Downfall, is the first of Spike Milligan's seven memoirs that recount his recollections of life in the army during World War 2. I read this book as a teenager in the mid-1970s (or, put another way, a very long time ago) and I loved it and have always meant to read it aga...
Rich's Gulag
Rich's Gulag rated it
5.0 Adolf Hitler: My Part in his Downfall (War Memoirs Vol. 1)
This is a very funny book. It was a little hard to get into at first, given the colloquialisms that Milligan is wont to use, but you get used to it fairly quickly (at least I did, being an American who's an Anglophile at heart). The humor is pithy and nearly constant, but there's a good look into wh...
Can't Stop the Signal
Can't Stop the Signal rated it
4.0 Adolf Hitler: My Part in his Downfall (War Memoirs Vol. 1)
Hilarious
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
3.0 Adolf Hitler: My Part in his Downfall (War Memoirs Vol. 1)
2 reads 20 years apart.
Dreamer
Dreamer rated it
4.0 Adolf Hitler: My Part in His Downfall
Read and enjoyed many of Spike's books back in the day..“The die was cast. It was a proud day for the Milligan family as I was taken from the house. "I'm too young to go," I screamed as Military Policemen dragged me from my pram, clutching a dummy. At Victoria Station the R.T.O. gave me a travel war...
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