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Life in a Tank

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William A Crenshaw

2 Hours 13 Minutes


January 2017

Audio Book Summary

Richard Haigh was an Infantry lieutenant in the 2nd Royal Berkshire Infantry Regiment serving in the Somme area in 1916. Shortly after Tanks were first used in battle in September of 1916 the British Army asked for volunteers, Lieutenant Haigh signed up and was accepted in December of 1916. He describes the training and actions he participated in until the war ended in 1918. He was awarded MC in 1916 as Lt. (acting Capt.) Richard Haigh, Royal Berkshire Regiment. He was commissioned from the RMC (Sandhurst) to the Berkshires 16th Feb 1915; on resigning his commission in 1919, he joined the General Reserve of Officers. (Summary by William A. Crenshaw)

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  • Anonymous

    I was really looking forward to listening to this title and I really don’t like to knock people who give up their time to do this but unfortunately the narrator has quite a monotone voice and it really loses the whole story and I couldn’t listen after a few pages. Be nice to get it re recorded as it looks like a great story.

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  • Jack B.

    For a book over 100 years old, insightful and understated. American reader of a British story left a little lacking.

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