Adolf Hitler: My Part in his Downfall
Publish date: 1979
Pages no: 144
Edition language: English
Series: War Memoirs (#1)
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...
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...
2 reads 20 years apart.
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...