Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of ‘Rommel?’ ‘Gunner Who?’, written and read by Spike Milligan.
‘Keep talking, Milligan. I think I can get you out on mental grounds.’
‘That’s how I got in, sir.’
‘Didn’t we all?’
The second volume of Spike Milligan’s legendary recollections of life as a gunner in World War Two sees our hero into battle in North Africa – eventually.
First, there is important preparation to be done: extensive periods of loitering (‘we had been standing by vehicles for an hour, and nothing had happened, but it happened frequently’); psychological toughening (‘if a man dies when you hang him, keep hanging him until he gets used to it’); and living dangerously (‘no underwear!’). At last the battle for Tunis is upon them….