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By Sven Hassel

It's transparent why Sven Hassell's books have offered thousands. From a no-holds barred description of frontline wrestle to money owed of partisan assaults and adventures in Rome on depart, his international warfare II tale is a vintage. the following, Sven and his comrades who've survived the lethal scuffling with at the Russian entrance are published to Italy, the place the armies are locked in conflict round the old hilltop of Monte Cassino. within the face of overwhelming Allied firepower, Sven and his fellow infantrymen hold to the mountainside, realizing they can not defy the percentages perpetually.

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LUNDY'S LANE In the morning Drummond reached Fort George from York on the schooner Netley, accompanied by the 2nd/89th Regiment under Lieutenant-Colonel Joseph Morrison in the Star and Charwell; he sent them to join Riall. He then organized a force of 500 men under Colonel John Tucker of the 41st Regiment, supported by a party of Indians, to sortie from Fort Niagara, while armed seamen in boats under Captain Alexander Dobbs RN also gave support from the river. When Tucker scattered the New York militia and found Lewiston abandoned, Drummond ordered him to return to Fort Niagara with part of his force while the rest, including the Indians, crossed over to the Canadian shore at about 3pm.

Following a particularlyvicious encounter, they burned the hamlet of St David's on 18 July. (Drawing by George Balbar,courtesy of Haunted Press) ABOVE Letterand sketch of view from Brown's camp. A letter written on 23 July by Brown's aide, Captain Loring Austin, from t h e U S A r m y ' s c a m p a b o v e Q u e e n s t o n s h o w i n g t h e view along the Niagara River towards Lake Ontario. Itdescribes the army's movements and a sharp skirmish. (Williams L. Clements Library,University of Michigan) 44 although he knew it meant his supply base at Fort Schlosser was threatened, when Brown gained news of this movement he was unperturbed, and boldly decided that the best way to turn round the British advance was to advance himself towards Queenston: he sent for Winfield Scott.

Eventually they lost patience with the obstinate native; they shot him, and threw him onto the fire.

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