Home » Biography & Memoir » PlantJoe P. » Up to Their Necks - The Story of a National Serviceman

September 01 , 2010

Up to Their Necks - The Story of a National Serviceman


The beginning of the Cold War began within days of the end of the Second World War, yet conscription still continued to replace the demobilisation of the existing armed forces still serving in war-torn Europe, the middle and Far East territories of the British Empire. Who better to replace them than over two million eligible eighteen year old young men who were thoroughly enjoying their freedom until a brown envelope fluttered through the letterbox informing: YOU'RE CONSCRIPTED LADDIE. This is a factual and personal story about the camaraderie that quickly developed among many during their enforced National Service. They did not want to do it, but I am sure that they, like me, had some great times apart from the shit that was dished out! I sincerely trust that the chapters within my story do relate to similar incidents, albeit under different circumstances, that occurred to thousands of others. For all of us it was a period of you had to do it. No ifs or buts and for many that did enjoy that way of life, and did re-enlist, good luck to them. Nevertheless, I can honestly say that Inowlook back with pride that Ibecame one ofthe millions ofyoungconscripts who didsurvive to tell the tale.
Show more...

How to download book

Buy this book

You can buy this book now only for $17.99. This is the lowest price for this book.

Buy book

Download book free

If you want to download this book for free, please register, approve your account and get one book for free.


After that you may download book «Up to Their Necks - The Story of a National Serviceman»:

Download Mobi:

Download XML Book:


Download ePUB 2:


Download Sony BookReader: